U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rene Ayala, 7th Maintenance Group load standardization crew member, prepares to load a prototype Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) onto a B-1B strategic bomber at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, in advance of the successful February 4 test launch. DARPA, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, collaborating through DARPA’s LRASM Deployment Office (LDO), conducted the test to evaluate LRASM’s low-altitude performance and obstacle avoidance as part of the program’s accelerated development effort.