TITLE

Dumb Dash Turns Clever

AUTHOR(S)
Braybrook, Roy; Biass, Eric H.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Armada International;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the advantages of guided rockets and missiles. Details of the contracts awarded by the U.S. Army to General Dynamics Armament Systems, BAE Systems PLC and Raytheon; Significance of the arrival of Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System to air-to-ground attacks.
ACCESSION #
12549681

 

Related Articles

  • Raytheon Delivers First Excalibur GPS Rounds To U.S. Army.  // Satellite News;10/16/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p7 

    The article reports that the first production Excalibur GPS-guided 155 millimeter artillery rounds have been delivered by Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems Bofor's Excalibur team to the U.S. Army. The artillery rounds are designed to increase the accuracy of the weapon. The transaction...

  • Raytheon Restarting ERGM Supplier Base, Plans Engineering Tests Throughout '07. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;1/16/2007, Vol. 233 Issue 8, p2 

    The article reports that defense technology developer Raytheon has conducted some preliminary tests to examine its Extended Range Guided Munition (ERGM). The company is also restarting its critical supplier base to test full-up projectiles at the end of 2008. It will also use some of the funding...

  • Lockheed Martin's Aegis BMD Weapon System Wraps Up Land Testing. Fein, Geoff // Defense Daily;4/6/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 4, p2 

    The article reports on the completion of the land-base testing of upgrades by Lockheed Martin to its Block 04 Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System in February 2006. As Lockheed Martin moves into an open architecture, the hallmark of the system will be the ability to upgrade cost...

  • Laser-Guided Rockets. Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/7/2008, Vol. 168 Issue 1, p32 

    The article reports that BAE Systems is developing a laser-guidance conversion for 2.75-inch-diameter rockets that will turn them into precision weapons. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) is being evaluated on a variety of helicopters. The U.S. Army test-fired the APKWS from a...

  • ATK, BAE SYSTEMS Compete On Artillery Precision Guidance Kits.  // Defense Daily;7/11/2006, Vol. 231 Issue 4, p2 

    The article reports that the U.S. Army has selected ATK and BAE SYSTEMS to demonstrate precision guidance kits for artillery ammunition. Each company received a six-month technology demonstration contract from the Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center to develop a precision...

  • Precision Fires. Gourley, Scott R. // Army Magazine;Mar2009, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p79 

    The article focuses on the capacities of the precision fires and the benefits it bring to the U.S. warfighters. It states that a number of development activities is being undertaken to ensure that the power and capabilities of such nuclear weapon will be maintained. Colonel Dave Rice, project...

  • Topol-M: Missile Defense Penetrator. Fiszer, Michal // Journal of Electronic Defense;Jan2006, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p52 

    The article focuses on the RT-2PM2 Topol-M missile of the Russian Federation known in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as the SS-27. It weighs 47.1 pounds, 22.7 meters long and it has a diameter of 1.86 meter. The system is also very accurate. It has 180-meter side error and 230-meters...

  • How an accident might happen.  // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun2004, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p21 

    Discusses the role of missile threat assessment conferences in detecting missile attacks in North America. Number of routine missile display conferences that were necessary to deal with events other than ambiguous launches in 1979; Information on the number of missile display conferences called...

  • Army reports 'issues' with BAE Systems device. Spiller, Karen // New Hampshire Business Review;2/6/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p27A 

    Reports on the problems that the U.S. Army has with AN/ALQ-144, an infrared countermeasures system which deflects heat-seeking missiles away from aircrafts, designed and developed by Nashua, New Hampshire-based BAE Systems' Information and Electronic Warfare Systems. Comment of U.S. Army...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics