One of the biggest challenges facing the Pentagon is how to counter hypersonic missiles from China and Russia after dedicating decades and hundreds of billions of dollars to the ICBM threat.  While DARPA and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have been working on technologies to address hypersonic threats, Mike Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, is reviewing disruptive efforts toward that end in a new organization, which may ultimately relocate under U.S. ...

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