Despite test failure, Air Force says ARRW on track to begin production in FY-22

By Sara Sirota / April 23, 2021 at 12:49 PM
The Air Force's flagship hypersonic boost-glide weapon is on track to start production in fiscal year 2022 as originally planned despite failing to launch during a flight demonstration earlier this month. A B-52 was carrying the Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon over Point Mugu Sea Range, CA, April 5 when the vehicle failed to complete a launch sequence and returned with its host aircraft to Edwards Air Force Base, CA, according to a press release the service issued the next day...

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