Master Sgt. John Malloy and Staff Sgt. Jacob Puente secure the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon Instrumented Measurement Vehicle 2 as it is loaded under the wing of a B-52H Stratofortress at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 6, 2020. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

Limited test infrastructure, data shortages plague Air Force hypersonics program

ARRW's flight test schedule is "continually challenged to the limited availability and numbers of hypersonic flight corridors, target areas, and test support assets," according to a new…
Staff Sgt. Kristoffer Perez, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities section, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, points toward a nearby objective during the final day of training with his section’s new equipment at Fort Riley, Kansas. (Photo by Sgt. Michael C. Roach, 19th Public Affairs Detachment)

Army electronic warfare tool found to be effective by Pentagon weapons tester

The Army's Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool was adequate to support an assessment of operational effectiveness, suitability and survivability, according to the Office of the Director,…
Lt. Kevin Kreutz, a shooter in the arresting gear officer’s pit, watches an EA-18G Growler from the “Shadowhawks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 make an arrested landing on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in support of exercise Talisman Saber 2013. Talisman Saber is a biennial training event aimed at improving Australian Defence Force and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability as a Combined Joint Task Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ramon G. Go/RELEASED)

Lack of verified digital models will reduce test confidence for Navy jammer, Pentagon weapons tester says

Lack of validated or accredited digital models needed to supplement NGJ-MB operational flight testing will reduce the confidence for upcoming IOT&E.