Published: April 15, 2022

Iain BoydIain Boyd discusses the development and use of hypersonic weapons in a new column in The Conversation.

Boyd, a professor of aerospace engineering sciences and director of the CU Boulder Center for National Security Initiatives, is a leading national researcher in hypersonic aerothermodynamics.

Hypersonic weapons present unique challenges to national defense, as they travel at altitudes not typically tracked by missile defense systems. Their speed and maneuverability also makes them extremely difficult to target.

Read the full column in The Conversation...