A second flight test of the boost-glide U.S. Army Hypersonic Weapon (AHW) ended in failure shortly after liftoff Aug. 25 from Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska. The launch vehicle carrying the AHW was destroyed deliberately. “Due to an anomaly, the test was terminated near the launch pad shortly after lift-off to ensure public safety,” the Defense Department said. The Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command staged the test as part of the ...
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