Hermeus, a Georgia-based aerospace startup, wanted to develop a groundbreaking Mach 5 commercial aircraft, and they already scored partnerships with none other than NASA and the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The USAF has signed a $60 million contract with Hermeus to develop and test the company’s first Quarterhorse unmanned hypersonic aircraft and propulsion systems.
Russia and their Ministry of Defense released new video of the country’s Zircon hypersonic weapon system. The missile is designed to attack ships and land targets, flying at speeds of nearly Mach 7. Zircon’s speed, […]
Russia’s Defense Ministry has signed a deal with a contractor to deliver the Mach 9 Tsirkon hypersonic missiles to Russian troops by 2025, as President Vladimir Putin has vowed to put the weapons on “combat […]
Hypersonic Scramjet-powered missile flies faster than Mach 5 DARPA, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, completed a free flight test of its Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) last week. The missile, built by Raytheon Technologies, was […]