Hypersonic Technologies (Defense) – Thematic Research

"Hypersonic Technologies (Defense) – Thematic Research", report provides an overview of the hypersonic technology market, outlining key advances in the technology and key programs.

Hypersonic weapons and aircraft epitomize a 21st-century breakthrough that will apparently realize science fiction as science fact. In fact, hypersonic technology has a long history, stretching back more than half a century. Similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), interest and perceived viability have waxed and waned over the years, but the resurgence of great power competition between China, Russia, and the US has resulted in increased investment and interest by all parties.

Key programs include the ARRW program in the US as well as the Avengard program in Russia, and this report examines spending on key US programs as well as the advancement of various global programs.

The report also examines commercial hypersonic programs, despite being some way from viability a number of companies are investing in the technology for commercial aerospace.


Key themes in hypersonic development are established, both in terms of macroeconomic trends and technology trends.

In particular this report identifies market trends over the next 24 months, outlining which sectors are likley to benefit from increased spending on hypersonic technology.

This report is part of our ecosystem of thematic investment research reports, supported by our “thematic engine”.

Key Highlights

The use cases page identifies key players in the market as well as key programs being conducted by the US, China and Russia amoung others.

The report also identifies market opportunities, outlining which direction the market is likley to take.

Reasons to buy

Determine potential investment companies based on trend analysis and market projections.

Gaining an understanding of the market surrounding the hypersonic theme.

Understanding how hypersonics spending will fit into the overall market and what spending areas are being prioritized.

Companies mentioned

Lockheed, Raytheon, Dynetics, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, ArianeGroup, MBDA, Nothrop Grumman, Saab, Leidos, Roscosmos

Table of Contents

Executive summary


Thematic briefing


Industry Analysis

Case Studies

Mergers and Acquisitions


Value Chain


Sector Scorecards


Further Reading

Our thematic research methodology

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