Kendall 'more committed' to HACM, questions ARRW

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 28, 2023 at 4:27 PM
The Air Force is "more committed" to the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile than the Air-launched Rapid Response weapon, service Secretary Frank Kendall said Tuesday, adding that the future of ARRW is still undecided. HACM has a “definite role” within the service and is more compatible with existing aircraft with more combat capability than ARRW, Kendall told the House Appropriations defense subcommittee during a hearing on his service's fiscal year 2024 budget request. The Air Force's FY-24 budget request for research,...

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