Sarah Armstrong was named director of the Joint Hypersonics Transition Office Systems Engineering Field Activity at Naval Surface Warfare Center, in the Crane Division, in January 2021. She aims to break the nation’s hypersonic systems strategy into pieces of technologies for researchers to address.
Need for Speed Hypersonic Video Contest
Joint Hypersonics Transition Office (JHTO) and Naval Service Warfare Center, Crane Division, within the U.S. Department of Defense, are sponsoring a video contest on hypersonics for high school and undergraduate students. First prize is $1,000!
The hypersonics force multiplier: university engagement
As part of the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics, Lockheed Martin’s university engagement is helping to provide a path for advances in the basic understanding of future hypersonic systems.
Industry Day December 2, 2020
The University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics held its first industry day on December 2, 2020. The presentations provided at the event are available for download. UCAH Industry Day Agenda UCAH […]
Pentagon Expands Hypersonics Transition Office
The U.S. Department of Defense’s joint hypersonics transition office is working with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division to expand its engineering expertise. The division was set up in April to help move hypersonic weapons from research-and-development efforts to official programs of record.
Texas A&M to lead $100M research for hypersonic flight
The U.S. Department of Defense on Oct. 26 announced that the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station will lead a $100 million national research consortium for modernizing hypersonic flight capabilities.
To gain an edge on hypersonic weapons, the Pentagon wants more help from universities
The U.S. Department of Defense on Oct. 26 announced that it selected the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to lead the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics. Government, academia and industry will work together to advance hypersonic technologies.
Pentagon awards contract to build university consortium for hypersonic research
The Pentagon announced on Oct. 26 that it was awarding a contract to the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to manage a university consortium for research on hypersonic systems.
The U.S. military wants to go gangbusters on new hypersonic weapons
The Pentagon has decided to accelerate and emphasize hypersonic weapons. The U.S. Department of Defense established the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics through a $20-million per year contract to The Texas A&M University System’s Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.
In defense news for the day, Politico mentions the newly established University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics. The consortium is described as being “designed to transition basic university research to industry and ultimately to operational weapon systems.”
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to lead national hypersonic consortium
On Oct. 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense selected the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to lead a national hypersonic research consortium. The consortium , made up of some of our nation’s top research universities, will work to modernize hypersonic flight capabilities.
Texas A&M to lead $100M hypersonic research project
The U.S. Department of Defense has picked the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to lead a five-year, $100-million national research initiative focused on hypersonic technology. The announcement follows the news that The Texas A&M University System and Army Futures Command will partner to build the biggest enclosed hypersonic testing range in the nation as part of the George H. W. Bush Combat Development Complex.
DoD Kicks off new hypersonic program; F-18 to get hypersonic cruise missile
The U.S. Department of Defense has kicked off a five-year, $20 million effort led by The Texas A&M University System to do research on dozens of hypersonic weapons projects. One hypersonic program would eventually put a hypersonic cruise missile on a carrier-based F-18.
Texas A&M to lead first-of-its-kind hypersonics consortium for DOD
The U.S. Defense Department on Oct. 26 announced the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics. The consortium, led by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, will work to advance hypersonics research and innovation, a key priority of the Department of Defense.
Texas A&M System to lead $100 million hypersonic research consortium
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station will manage a five-year, $20 million per-year U.S. Department of Defense initiative for modernizing hypersonic flight capabilities. The University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics will involve many of the nation’s top research universities.