The new Air Force Chief of Staff has glowing words for USAF’s newest airlifter, the C-17: It has proved “its worth in gold” in both the global war on terrorism and humanitarian relief. At Hickam AFB, Hawaii, where he held a recent general officers “call” for Pacific Air Forces, Gen. T. Michael Moseley was equally sanguine about the plan to station C-17s in Hawaii: It’s “going to be money for us.” He says the Hawaiian C-17s will enable US Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command far greater flexibility in the Pacific theater. Hickam is slated to receive eight C-17s from February to September 2006. The active duty 15th Airlift Wing and Air National Guard 154th Wing will jointly operate the aircraft.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A ARRW hypersonic missile apparently fell short of expectations, but the AIr Force isn't saying how, reporting only that the test met "several of the objectives" of the test. Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control recently said he company is "ready to go" to…