AFRL Achieves Record-Setting Hypersonic Ground Test Milestone


The AEDC Aerodynamic and Propulsion Test Unit at Arnold Air Force Base supports recent testing for the Air Force Research Laboratory Medium Scale Critical Components Scramjet program. The Northrop Grumman-produced engine was successfully operated at conditions above Mach 4 and has set the record for highest thrust produced by an air-breathing hypersonic engine in Air Force history. (U.S. Air Force photo/Holly Jordan)

Posted: June 01, 2020 | Source: AFRL, Todd Barhorst, 5 August 2019

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