A new-build C-17 transport arrived at JB Charleston, SC, last week, bringing the total number of C-17s assigned to the base’s 437th Airlift Wing to 58, reports Charleston’s The Post and Courier. Lt. Gen. Allen Peck, commander of Air University at Maxwell AFB, Ala., flew the aircraft in from Boeing’s C-17 assembly plant in Long Beach, Calif., on Dec. 9. Col. Brian Robinson, 437th AW vice commander, accompanied Peck.
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…