TITLE

Superfast Engine Tests: Boon for the Fleet?

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Edward J.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2006, Vol. 132 Issue 8, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21925455

 

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