Air Force Reserve Command plans on Jan. 7 to activate a new space unit—the Headquarters Reserve National Security Space Institute—to work with the NSSI in Colorado Springs, Colo. The NSSI is the DOD lead for educating the military about space power. The Reserve NSSI will provide a “surge capacity” for the NSSI to develop new courses and offer “long-term continuity and a firm knowledge base,” says the unit’s commander, Col. Susan Rhodes. It will be part of AFRC’s 310th Space Group at Schriever AFB, Colo., and comprise 11 full-time reservists and 44 traditional reservists.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on March 13 fell short of a fully successful test, but the Air Force isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile. The defense giant's Missiles and Fire Control division recently said the ARRW is "ready…