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DOD fleshing out plans for next generation of hypersonic weapons

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The Pentagon hasn’t even fielded its first generation of hypersonic weapons, but it is already planning for what comes next. The DOD and its industry partners have been building prototypes for multiple variants of hypersonic missiles, and the Pentagon hopes to transition the technology into production and begin fielding the weapons over the next few years. But officials are also looking at developing more advanced capabilities. “We’re taking our future…