Schedule Impact Unclear After ARRW Test Failure

AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon
The Pentagon is asking Congress to allow hypersonic glide vehicles to proceed into production and to approve the purchase of 12 Lockheed Martin AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapons.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
U.S. Air Force officials will not know how the latest test failure of a hypersonic missile prototype will impact the schedule until an ongoing root cause investigation is completed, Brig. Gen. Heath Collins said on Aug. 4. A failure review board convened after the July 28 test failure of the...
Steve Trimble

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

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