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A B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 419th Flight Test Squadron is undergoes pre-flight procedures at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 8, 2020. The aircraft conducted a captive-carry flight test of the AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon Instrumented Measurement Vehicle 2 at the Point Mugu Sea Range off the Southern California coast. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)

LaPlante hints at plan to continue Air Force’s boost-glide hypersonic missile efforts

“Let’s just say that there is a plan. It’s not something we can talk about in this open session," Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William…
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…
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