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US Air Force holds more tests, gears up for hypersonic weapon design reviews

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    The Air Force's armament directorate is planning more tests of the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon and Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon and expects to conduct system-level critical design reviews of the two Lockheed Martin platforms during the first half of calendar year 2020. Both weapons have already undergone "lower-level testing" and ARRW had some captive-carry tests on a B-52 in October, Col. Christopher Athearn, the Air Force's acting deputy program executive officer for weapons, told Inside Defense in a Nov...

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