The US military has signed deals with Rocket Lab and Sierra Space to see vital cargo delivered worldwide at hypersonic speeds.
This article by Passant Rabie, writing for Gizmodo, makes the following points:
- The private aerospace companies are joining the US Air Force’s Rocket Cargo project.
- The agreement could see its small launcher Electron rocket and future medium-lift Neutron rocket delivering cargo to different locations worldwide.
- The project was announced in 2021 as a way to deliver material, and possibly personnel, across the globe within hours.
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