After the successful completion of high-speed captive flight testing, three drop tests followed.
Due to a funding cut, the service down-selected to Hughes, which recently aided the Air Force in a captive flight test.
Company sources said Hercules is preparing the system for captive flight testing, although no tests have been scheduled yet.
The program was for the development and captive flight tests of a mm-wave seeker for autonomous, day/night, adverse weather capability against mobile targets, with priority on mobile ADUs.
Continued support from OSD in Fiscal 1992/93 requests additional captive flight data collection, although the Air Combat Command has no plans at this time to field an advanced Maverick.