ARRW Booster Botches First Hypersonic Flight Test

Lockheed Martin Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon on B-52
Hypersonic Testing.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A long-awaited booster test flight for the hypersonic Lockheed Martin AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) ended before it began on April 5, the U.S. Air Force announced a day later. The ARRW booster failed to complete the launch sequence while still attached to an inboard wing pylon...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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