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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Scramjet Engine Powered US Hypersonic Vehicle Flight

We recently learned that the United States tested a hypersonic weapon in mid-March. At the time, Pentagon officials decided to keep it under wraps to avoid further tensions with Moscow…

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State of the Hypersonics Arms Race: US to Work With Australia and the UK

We’ve previously discussed the pending hypersonics arms race and an effort to close the perceived hypersonic missile gap with China and Russia. It is clear that an arms race in…

China’s Largest Missile Maker Using 3D Printing to Accelerate Production

One thing about war is that militaries are never just in conflict with one another solely on the battlefield itself. Indeed, during the forty-plus years of the Cold War between…

3D Printing Drone Swarms, Part 12: 3D Printing Missiles

As we discuss in our ongoing 3D Printing Drone Swarms series, additive manufacturing (AM) will play an increasing role in the production of all manner of semi-sentient robots. This has been…

Lockheed Martin Receives Contract to Further Develop 3D Printing for Aerospace Manufacturing

Aerospace company Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, has become a prominent user of 3D printing. Its 3D printed innovations include propulsion tanks and parts for spacecraft and missiles, and…

3D Printed Guided Missiles are Now a Reality Thanks to Raytheon

Raytheon is a company that has been around for over 90 years, providing defense weaponry, missile guidance systems, and more to the United States Military. In fact, they are the…