AFGSC takes next steps in making Air Force’s first hypersonic weapon

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Marcella Philips, 2nd Maintenance Group weapons standardization loading standardization crew chief, tightens bolts to secure the weapon to a B-52H Stratofortress, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 2, 2022.

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Marcella Philips, 2nd Maintenance Group weapons standardization loading standardization crew chief, tightens bolts to secure the weapon to a B-52H Stratofortress, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Nov. 2, 2022. Philips was a part of the crew validating the loading procedures for the Air Force’s first hypersonic weapon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nicole Ledbetter)

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