Jun 28, 2016

DARPA Moving Fast to Replace US Stealth Fighters with Hypersonic Fighters

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In DARPA’s words, “Speed is the new stealth.”

In 2012, DARPA noted the United States is gradually losing the “strategic advantage” that its stealth warplanes have long provided since competitor countries’ stealth and counter-stealth capabilities are improving.

To arrest this decline, DARPA strongly argues the U.S. will need “the new stealth” of hypersonic aircraft.

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