RQ-4 UAS Selected To Support Hypersonic Missile Tests Written 17 September 2019

17 September 2019
Aviation Week reports that “a group of high-altitude RQ-4 unmanned aircraft systems will be drafted into service to support an upcoming series of hypersonic missile flight tests, the commander of the Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) says in an interview.” DARPA and the U.S. Air Force “are preparing to stage an historic series of flight tests involving multiple hypersonic missile prototypes and demonstrators, including the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response” Weapon (ARRW). (Image: RQ-4 Global Hawk | US Air Force photo by Bobbi Zapka-Wikipedia)
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