A cadre of Air Force officers work under the title Air Component Coordination Element in Afghanistan, where they both the International Security and Assistance Force and the US-led Combined Joint Task Force 76. Officers with the ACCE, who provide expertise to meld air and space assets into any campaign, did operate primarily from Bagram Air Base, but with the rise of ISAF, they’ve had to create another element in Kabul.
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…