Air Force Space Command takes operational control of the Space Tracking and Surveillance System Advanced Risk Reduction Technology satellite from the Missile Defense Agency. The ARRT will aid AFSPC’s space situation awareness mission to monitor on-orbit spacecraft.
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…