Since there was minor damage when a C-17 airlifter collided with a KC-135 during an aerial refueling on Dec. 22, Air Force officials at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, say the service will not release the accident investigation report. The pilot of the borrowed C-17 was Col. William Changose, base commander at Hickam. He voluntarily stopped flying during the investigation, but he has now returned to the cockpit. According to the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, the Air Force did not discipline crewmembers in either the C-17 or the KC-135. Hickam received the first of eight C-17s to be based in Hawaii last week.
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…