Boeing announces the company and the Air Force Research Lab successfully completed the first flight test of a new high-powered microwave weapon at the Utah Test and Training Range earlier in the year (no specific data given). The Counter-electronics High-powered Microwave Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) began in April 2009 with award of a three-year contract to demonstrate the ability to neutralize electronic targets while minimizing collateral damage.
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…