Risk Aversion Impedes Hypersonics Development


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Posted: July 14, 2020

Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons, both offensive and defensive, will require the Defense Department to look back to the 1960s — a time when it was far less risk-averse than it is now, the department’s Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization said.


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