The U.S. Protection Division has awarded a multimillion-dollar contract for a system that may knock threatening missiles out of the sky.
An organization referred to as Aerojet Rocketdyne was awarded $19.6 million to develop “enabling applied sciences” for the system, which shall be often known as Glide Breaker, it mentioned earlier this month.
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“Advancing hypersonic expertise is a nationwide safety crucial,” Eileen Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and president, mentioned in a assertion. “Our staff is proud to use our many years of expertise growing hypersonic and missile propulsion applied sciences to the Glide Breaker program.”
The Glide Breaker program is a part of America’s efforts to counteract hypersonic automobiles, in keeping with the Protection Superior Analysis Tasks Company (DARPA).
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The corporate provides solid-fueled and air-breathing propulsion methods for hypersonic flight, and it has already carried out earlier work for associated DARPA initiatives.
That is the most recent futuristic endeavor for the secretive high-tech navy company. DARPA just lately requested for $13.27 million for an unmanned flying gun that might deal with airborne or ground-based targets.
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Final August, the secretive company posted a request for data on Twitter that included an ask for an underground lair. In January, a submit to the Federal Enterprise Alternatives web site sought ideas that might make the most of insect brains to manage robots.
Earlier this month, a staff from the College at Buffalo was awarded a $316,000 grant to check the mind waves and eye actions of avid gamers to assist construct a complicated AI that might management the actions of navy robots.