Superfast Engine Tests: Boon for the Fleet?

Walsh, Edward J.
August 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p86
Conference Proceeding
The article reports on the ground testing of a technology demonstrator hypersonic missile conducted by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The missile that has been named as HyFly will travel at six times the speed of sound. The HyFly leading edges and control surfaces are built from a ceramic composite. The flight tests are set to be conducted in early 2007.


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