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Report: DoD’s Strategic Capabilities Office to Demo Hypervelocity Projectile

The Defense Department’s strategic capabilities office plans to test-fire its hypervelocity projectile in less than a year, Breaking Defense reported Friday. HVP costs approximately $86,000 per round and works to travel up to 5,600 miles per hour to target incoming threats. “That projectile is being designed to engage multiple threats,” …

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Trump to Nominate Kevin Fahey as Defense Assistant Secretary for Acquisition

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Kevin Fahey, vice president of combat vehicles and armaments at Cypress International, as assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, the White House reported Wednesday. Fahey joined Cypress in January 2016 and since then has overseen several focus areas at the Alexandria, Virginia-based …

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