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Air Force tests hypersonic weapon aboard B-52 for first time

Written by  Copernical Team Tuesday, 18 June 2019 09:04
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Washington (UPI) Jun 14, 2019
image For the first time, the U.S. Air Force successfully tested its hypersonic air-to-ground weapon on a B-52H Stratofortress bomber from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. On Wednesday, a sensor-only prototype of the AGM-183A air launched rapid response weapon, or ARRW, was carried externally by a B-52 during the test to gather environmental and aircraft handling data, the U.S. Air Force said T

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