A group of high-altitude RQ-4 unmanned aircraft systems will be drafted into service to support an upcoming series of hypersonic missile flight tests, the commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) says in an interview.  The U.S. Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are preparing to stage an historic series of flight tests involving multiple hypersonic missile prototypes and demonstrators, including the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response ...

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