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Air Force conducts second ARRW test flight

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – A B-52H Stratofortress released the second All-Up-Round AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon off the southern California coast March 13, 2023. 

This test was the second launch of a full prototype operational hypersonic missile and focused on the ARRW’s end-to-end performance. The test met several of the objectives and the ARRW team engineers and testers are collecting data for further analysis.

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB, California, executed the ARRW test flight. ARRW is designed to enable the U.S. to hold high-value, time-sensitive targets at risk in contested environments.