In short order, hypersonic weapons seemed to transition from concept to priority — with U.S. military leadership demanding rapid development to both keep up with and counter advancements of U.S. adversaries.
On this special edition of Defense News Weekly, we're at the Farnborough Airshow outside London, learning about the future of airpower. We'll see the British future fighter design, some outstanding aerial displays--and get the latest on the F-35 program.
A five page document released in Parliament had next to no detail and talked in generalities about the way ahead. Experts predict the defense strategy will not be finalized until more clarity comes on the budget.