Last ARRW test to inform Air Force hypersonic strategy

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 7, 2024 at 10:53 AM
The Air Force is waiting on the last test of the all-but-killed Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon, and data from the program will help inform the mix of hypersonic capabilities the service looks for, acquisition chief Andrew Hunter said today. ARRW, which had mixed results through all of its testing phases, will conduct the last of its all-up round tests “soon,” Hunter said at the McAleese Defense Programs Conference. “That will be a key piece of information that we’ll have as...

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