The overall winner of USAFE’s Sure Fire 2005 weapons loading competition, held last week, was the 81st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Spangdahlem AB, Germany. The other top finishers were: SrA. Joshua Shively, 23rd AMU, Spangdahlem, for the bomblift competition; the 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy, for top loadcrew.
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…