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Hypersonic Test Flight

Military Investigates Failed Hypersonic Jet

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- The military has launched an investigation into why its latest unmanned hypersonic flight failed seconds into a test. The experimental...

Pentagon Tests New Hypersonic Weapon That Could Fly From NY To LA In 12 Minutes

AOL Defense | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

DARPA, the Pentagon's advanced weapons division, lost contact with a test version of a new weapon designed to hit any target around the world in less ...

X-51A Waverider Breaks Record For Hypersonic Flight, Travels 6 TIMES Speed Of Sound

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — An experimental aircraft has set a record for hypersonic flight, flying more than 3 minutes at Mach 6 – six times the speed o...

HTV-2 Hypersonic Glider Test Fails

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. military lost contact with an experimental hypersonic glider after it was launched by a rocket on a test flight over the ...

X-51 Waverider Hypersonic Aircraft Gears Up For Test Flight

msn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The U.S. Air Force is gearing up for the first of four planned test flights of a hypersonic aircraft designed to operate for much longer durations and...