Navy Says Hypersonic Weapons Coming to Subs in 5 Years – USNI News – USNI News

Members of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command’s Nuclear Examining Board ride a boat from the Ohio-class guided- missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN-729), operating in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility toward Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain’s pier after an inspection. US Navy Photo

The Navy is on track to field a hypersonic strike weapon on submarines by 2025, the head of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs said today.

Vice Adm. Johnny Wolfe said the hypersonic weapon, which will be used as a conventional prompt strike