The main difficulty in creating American hypersonic weapons is the organization of a supply chain of appropriate components, which would facilitate the production of the required number of samples of such equipment, Breaking Defense writes.
This statement, according to the American publication, was made by one of the leading experts at Lockheed Martin Eric Sherff. Breaking Defense emphasizes that the United States has "demonstrated" that
Do not experience any difficulties in hypersonic technology.
In August, Breaking Defense wrote that doubling the cost of hypersonic technology in fiscal year 2020 would allow the Pentagon to conduct about 40 tests of the corresponding aircraft in 2020-2024.
In July, Aviation Week reported that the United States, in addition to seven unveiled hypersonic weapons projects, is working on two similar classified programs under the acronyms HACM and HCCW.