New Ground Control System Online for Milstar: The US Air Force has transitioned from its legacy command and control system to the new CCS-C—Command and Control System-Consolidated with transfer of Milstar satellite operations to the new system, says system designer Integral Systems. The CCS-C now enables “state-of-the-art” control for Defense Satellite Communication System III and Milstar and will cover the Advanced EHF and Wideband Gap-filler Satellites.
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…