The AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface-Standoff Missile program scored two successful flight tests—one from a B-1B and the other an F-16—last week, say Lockheed Martin officials. The tests, which mark the 11th success of out the last 13, demonstrated the latest upgrades to improve reliability and affordability, said company officials. USAF plans more tests this year, working toward initial operational capability of JASSM on the F-16 and B-2. The service already declared JASSM IOC for the B-1 and B-52.
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…