China plans to triple high speed rail network to over 31000 miles and boost speed from 240 mph to 310 mph by 2020

China’s high-speed railway network is expected to span 18,000 kilometers (12,000 miles) by the end of this year. China will add another 2,000 kilometers of high-speed railroad by the end of this year. This is part of the government’s plan to put more than 8,000 kilometers of extra lines in both regular and fast-speed railway …

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Raytheon given more funding for DARPA hypersonic missile project with flight demonstrations within 4 years

Raytheon has been awarded a $20,489,714 cost-plus-fixed-fee funding for the Hypersonic Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) missile program. The TBG program is for the development and demonstration of technologies to enable air-launched tactical range hypersonic boost glide systems. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity. The Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) program …

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