The stealth AARGM-ER, designed to counter the Russian S-400, was successfully tested

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The US Navy, in collaboration with Northrop Grumman, has successfully tested the advanced anti-radiation missile AARGM-ER (pictured here in an F-35) launched from a Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet from Direct and Time Sensitive Strike Program (PMA-242). Full storyReturn to The Florida Pilot

The US Navy (USN), in association with Northrop Grumman, conducted the first live fire test of a Stealth AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER) over the sea test range at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in southern California on 19 July.

Launched from from an F/A-18F Super Hornet multirole combat aircraft, the Flight Test Vehicle (FTV) event was conducted using a telemetry round, without a warhead. The USN said the live fire test successfully demonstrated the long-range capability of the missile’s new design, although the altitude and range of the shot was not disclosed.