The Week In Defense, April 8-15, 2021

U.S. Air Force missile
The Air Force plans to conduct four more flight tests of the ARRW booster to validate the operational prototype.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
Air Force’s Hypersonic Booster Test Flight Fails A long-awaited booster test flight for the hypersonic Lockheed Martin AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon ended before it began on April 5, the U.S. Air Force announced a day later. The Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) booster failed...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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