USAF Plans to Spiff up the “Bag”: The 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Eglin AFB, Fla., has begun conducting a six-month wear test for the force’s next flight suit and the T-shirt worn underneath. The test runs through November 1. The new “bag” envisioned by the Air Force is exactly the same in structure but is made of a “different weave of fabric,” says Danny Keith, the 28th TES assistant project manager. The current bag presents problems with pilling, shade variation, and zipper flaring. The test offers two T-shirt variations—wool or the same flame-retardant meta-aramid fibers used in the flight suit.
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…