A top Navy official said the service plans to deploy the first conventional hypersonic weapons on Ohio-class submarines by 2025 before adding them to newer Virginia-class vessels starting in 2028. The weapons, called Conventional Prompt Strike (CPS) capability, are scheduled to be deployed first to ...

A Senate panel would move funding control for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) back to the Missile Defense Agency from the Space Development Agency (SDA), despite administration reorganization efforts. The Senate Appropriation Committee’s draft FY 2021 defense funding ...

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is initiating a new sea-based hypersonic missile terminal defense project and expects to award a contract for concept definition by the second quarter of fiscal year 2021. MDA issued a “special topic” broad agency announcement (BAA) on Sept. 28 to provide for ...