The U.S. Army and Navy unite efforts in the development of the Long-Range Hypersonic Weapon (LRHW) "Dark Eagle" to maintain


  1. Joint development by Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Dynetics.
  2. Boasts Mach 5 speed and high manoeuvrability for evasive tactics.
  3. Potential integration on Zumwalt-class destroyers and Virginia-class submarines.
  4. Being scrutinised for efficacy, operational costs, and combat readiness implications.