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US Hypersonic Aircraft Crashes Seconds Into Military Test Flight! – 16 August 2012

Original Article : Reuters.com

* Program details classified; cost undisclosed

* Goal to be able to get missiles anywhere in an hour

LOS ANGELES, Aug 15 (Reuters) – An unmanned experimental aircraft designed to fly six times the speed of sound broke apart over the Pacific Ocean seconds into a military test flight due to a faulty control fin, the U.S. Air Force said on Wednesday. Continue reading