Frank Kendall

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)

Kendall: ARRW missile test was unsuccessful; Air Force now more committed to another type of hypersonic weapon

The Air Force is now more committed to the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile (HACM) than the Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW).
Sailors assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 prepare material recovered in the Atlantic Ocean from a high-altitude balloon for transport to federal agents at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Feb. 10, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Seelbach)

Post-balloon saga, US defense leaders ‘know a lot more’ about China’s alleged global surveillance operations

“For me, it was an eye opener,” NORAD and U.S. Northern Command chief Gen. Glen VanHerck said.
Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall delivers a keynote at the AFA Warfare Symposium on March 7, 2023. (Photo by Brandi Vincent)

Air Force planning for 1,000 robotic wingmen

This figure was derived from assuming two CCAs each for 200 NGAD platforms and an additional two for each of 300 F-35s, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall…