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29 February 2008

JASSM Cruise Missile of the Future

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“We need some options on the table!” Yells a military commander sitting in the Pentagon.
“How about the option to hit them with stealth cruise missiles, sir?” Says a lowly defense analyst in the back.
“What did you say!?” Screams the general.
“Well sir, we can just have our jets launch these …

15 November 2007

Future Artillery Weapons – The Army Tactical Missile System – ATACMS

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While launching seemingly endless volleys streaking up into the sky, the M270 MLRS mobile rocket launchers unload firepower unto the enemy. Many different types of missiles could be chosen to be launched by the MLRS, from rockets that rain shrapnel on areas the size of several football fields to GPS-guided …

19 August 2007

Kinetic Energy Projectile – KE-projectile

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penetrator ke

An APFSDS, Armor-Piercing Fin-Stabalized Discarding Sabot round.
A Kinetic energy Projectile is one that can pierce through advanced armor more efficiently due to a smaller penetration surface and a high rate of speed. As you can see the munition bursts apart leaving a small rod that can penetrate advanced armor …

22 June 2007

Slow-Motion MLRS Video – Rocket

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MLRS breakdown

The video below shows the multiple Launch Rocket System developed by Lockheed Martin in action in slow motion. The Guided MLRS (GMLRS) rocket is being developed under an international cooperative program with the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, France and Germany. GMLRS will have a global positioning system aided inertial …

31 May 2007

PAC-3 Patriot Missile – Surface to Air Missile – Raytheon

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250px Patriot missile launch

Surface to Air Missiles or SAM’s are a crucial addition to every countries military force. Being able to defend against air attacks from ballistic missiles, bombers, and fighters, gives any military an advantage over their adversary. The Patriot surface-to-air missile is an incredible weapon that is very precise …

31 May 2007

Hunter UAV Airstrike – Viper Air Attack on Vehicle

Viper Strike

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)

The Viper is a standoff munition guided by GPS and laser-guidance. The Viper is primarily used in missions that require a flexible angle of attack, either steep or shallow. The weapon is produced by Northrop Grumann’s Land Combat Systems Facility in Alabama. This particular Viper …

29 May 2007

Railguns – Electric Future Rail Gun – Military Raligun

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naval rail gun

A technology that will increase the Navy’s capable strike distance by ten fold is on the way. Proposed in the 1970’s under the “star wars” Strategic Defense Initiative, railguns are no longer a thing of the past or just an idea on the drawing boards. The United States …

17 May 2007

X-51 Hypersonic Cruise Missile – Fastest Cruise Missile

x 51 cruise missile

Imagine having the ability to strike anywhere in the world within one hour. The X-51 is an amazing hypersonic cruise missile that travels 600 miles in just ten minutes (approximately 3600 MPH or Mach 5).

Compared with the Tomahawk Missile which travels at a mere 550 MPH, the X51 …

23 April 2007

AGM-86C Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missile

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CALCM cruise missile

Manufacturer: Boeing [NYSE: BA]
The conventional air-launched cruise missile (CALCM) is an affordable, long-range (standoff) missile that has been proven in combat by the U.S. Air Force. It is recognized for its rapid-response capability, and it is produced by converting surplus nuclear-armed AGM-86B missiles into the AGM-86C/D missile, which is …

18 April 2007

Hellfire 2 – Fire and Forget Missile – Hellfire II Anti-armor Video

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hellfire 2 water to air

Lockheed Martin Hellfire II fire and forget missile
“Can be launched from multiple air, sea, and ground platforms, autonomously or with remote designation. HELLFIRE II is a highly successful, combat-proven weapon system for precision kill of high-value armor, air defense, ships, waterborne, and fixed targets. The missile may be employed …

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