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A hypersonic sled travels 5,300-feet per second on a monorail and is recovered as part of the Hypersonic Sled Recovery effort at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex High Speed Test Track at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Since July 2021, two tests have been conducted as part of a capability development effort to prepare for the increased need for hypersonic test and evaluation in support of the National Defense Strategy. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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