- New USAF ICBM Emerges; Cruise Missile Flounders. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/23/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 17, p67
Reports that the United States Air Force plans to develop a new intercontinental ballistic missile as of April 23, 2001. Budget limits' impact on the cruise missile development program of the U.S. Air Force.
- Improving ICBMs. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/5/2003, Vol. 158 Issue 18, p41
The U.S. Air Force Space Command is proposing to field a small inventory of special-purpose Minuteman IIIs while starting development of a long-term replacement of the intercontinental ballistic missile force.The Pentagon's requirements review committee approved an Air Force needs statement for...
- Air Force Test Launches Unarmed Minuteman III ICBM. // Defense Daily;9/25/2014, p1
The article reports on the successful launch by the U.S. Air Force of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on September 23, 2014.
- STRATEGIC MISSILES. // Airman;Mar2009, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p29
The article features two strategic missiles of the U.S. Air Force. The AGM-86B/C/D Air-launched Cruise Missile functions as an air-to-ground strategic cruise missile with a speed of 550 miles per hour. The LGM-30G Minuteman III functions as an intercontinental ballistic missile having a speed of...
- BE SMART ABOUT MISSILE DEFENSE. Buderi, Robert // Technology Review;Mar2003, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p7
Discusses the development of missile defense system in the U.S. Information on the intercept intercontinental ballistic missiles developed during the administration of former U.S. President Bill Clinton; Details on the deployment of the missile defense system; Problems concerning cruise missiles.
- Strategic Missiles. // Airman;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p58
Presents several strategic missiles of the U.S. Air Force. Speed of the LGM-30G Minuteman III; Primary function of the LG-118A Peacekeeper; Payload of the AGM-129A Advanced Cruise Missile.
- Northrop Grunman Receives $153 M ICBM Award for Guidance Systems. // Microwave Journal;Feb2005, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p35
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a US$153 million contract to continue full rate production of the intercontinental ballistic missile Guidance Replacement Program. This program is a key modernization effort that will upgrade the guidance-system...
- U.S. nuclear forces, 2005. Norris, Robert S.; Kristensen, Hans M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p73
Reports on the plans of the U.S. government for its operational nuclear warheads as of January 2005. Future plans for the use of intercontinental ballistic missiles; Number of submarine-launched ballistic missiles that are on nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines; Move of the government...
- Showdown in the Pentagon. Martin, Harold H. // Saturday Evening Post;11/9/1957, Vol. 230 Issue 19, p37
Focuses on the rivalry in the U.S. Armed Forces. Impact of Russia's launching of Sputnik artificial satellite on the rivalry; Stance of the Air Force, Navy and Army in the conflict; Opposition of the U.S. Navy against the development of the intercontinental missile by the U.S. Air Force.