USAF Hypersonic Weapon Fails Flight Test

USAF Hypersonic Weapon Fails Flight Test

On April 5, the U.S. Air Force conducted a rocket booster test of its hypersonic AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). According to a USAF release, “the test missile was…

US Air Force Definitizes Hypersonic Missile Contract

US Air Force Definitizes Hypersonic Missile Contract

On December 2, the U.S. Air Force definitized a contract to perform critical design review, test, and production readiness support for the Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), a hypersonic boost-glide…

Air Force Developing Two Hypersonic Missiles

Air Force Developing Two Hypersonic Missiles

The U.S. Air Force recently contracted with defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin to develop two new U.S. hypersonic weapon systems. In August 2018, the Air Force awarded $480 million to develop…