Air Force conducts last ARRW test, likely to shift focus to another kind of hypersonic missile

By Vanessa Montalbano / March 20, 2024 at 3:04 PM
The Air Force on Sunday completed its final planned test for Lockheed Martin's AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon but hasn't said whether the test was successful, according to a statement the service sent to Inside Defense Wednesday. A B-52H Stratofortress launched the all-up-round hypersonic missile prototype to examine ARRW’s end-to-end performance, an Air Force spokesperson said. The aircraft took off March 17 from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam, while the missile itself was tested at the Reagan Test...

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