Maj. Gen. Kenneth Merchant, director of the Air Force’s Global Reach Programs, recently delivered the 13th C-5M Super Galaxy—tail number 85-0004—to the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover AFB, Del. “We are very excited to receive another C-M,” said Col. Rick Moore, 436th AW commander. “It will strengthen our fleet and enhance our worldwide airlift capabilities.” The aircraft was one of 52 legacy C-5s scheduled for upgrade to the M-model by 2017, according to a Nov. 21 release from manufacturer Lockheed Martin.
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…