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DARPA wants radical propulsion system capable of Mach/hypersonic speeds

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jun 27, 2016.

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    Fast, faster, fastest might be an accurate description of the type of propulsion system researchers from DARPA are looking to build in the next few years.

    The radical research agency will next month detail what it calls the Advanced Full Range Engine which, in a nutshell, is a dual personality propulsion system that combines a turbine engine for low speed operations with a ramjet/scramjet for high speed, supersonic operations.

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