Moron AB, Spain, has become a key waypoint for many forces destined for Southwest Asia. At Moron, the 4th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron—comprising active, Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve Command airmen from three bases, seven units, and 10 specialties—provide 24-hour service for USAF’s C-5 airlifters. On average, they see 70 C-5s each month, handling everything from routine fuel, oil, and liquid nitrogen fill-ups—no easy task on the monstrous airlifter—to minor repairs that may take a few hours to more major maintenance work that may keep the bird on the ground for a longer period.
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…