Lockheed Closes in On Mach 6 Hypersonic Aircraft Technology

Los Angeles CA (Sputnik) Mar 18, 2016

On Tuesday, defense giant Lockheed Martin announced it has made major technological breakthroughs that could lead to the development of a hypersonic aircraft capable of flying six times the speed of sound.

Last August, Airbus filed a patent for a passenger jet that travels at speeds of Mach 4.5, or 4.5 times the speed of sound. Powered by onboard hydrogen, the concept plane would use a roc —> Read More