KBP's Hermes of All Trades

February 2004
Armada International;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p69
Introduces the Hermes family of guided missiles from KBP. Description of the guidance systems used according to launch methods; Details of how the missile can engage surface targets.


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