Successful First Test Flight for Raytheon's Tactical Tomahawk
- U.S. TLAMs Give Britain More Options. Willett, Lee // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar1999, Vol. 125 Issue 3, p56
Reports on the British Royal Navy's purchase of tomahawk land-attack missiles (TLAM) from the United States Navy in 1999. Rationale for the deal; Tomahawk use by the US Navy; Test-firing of the armed TLAM; Lessons for Great Britain.
- The Navy weighs a potent new weapon. Newman, Richard J. // U.S. News & World Report;02/28/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 8, p30
Reports the desire of the United States Navy to develop a series of Tomahawk submarines equipped with long-range nuclear missiles. Opposing views of some Navy officials; Increased flexibility that the Navy would have with the advanced weaponry; Ease with which a submarine could conduct military...
- CRUISE MISSILES. // Sea Power;Jan2006, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p57
The article focuses on the different types of cruise missiles of the United States Navy. The first type is called the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missile (TLAM), an all-weather subsonic cruise missile which can be fired from surface or submarine launch platforms. Tomahawks were used during Operation...
- SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILES. // Sea Power;Jan2015, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p56
The article focuses on the U.S. Navy's surface-to-air missiles including the RIM-7 Sea Sparrow, MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS); and SEQ-3 Laser Weapon System along with information on capability, deployment, and contractor. Topics include the use of the RIM-7 Sea Sparrow to defend against...
- Naval Weapon of CHOICE. POLMAR, NORMAN; ALLEN, THOMAS B. // Naval History;Feb2016, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p24
The article offers information on the Tomahawk land-attack missiles (TLAM) which was first used during the Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait. Topics discussed include early U.S. cruise missiles such as the Regulus, ship-launched cruise missiles (SLCMs), and ground-launched cruise missile (GLCM),...
- Start of Tomahawk flights renews controversy in Maine. Hughes, D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/23/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p28
Discusses the opposition to the US Navy flying a Tomahawk cruise missile over a new low-level instrument route (IR 850) in Maine. The first use of IR 850 marks the beginning of its role as a Navy training area. Flight route; Opposition.
- Planning time affects Tomahawk accuracy. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/16/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p24
Presents a photograph of a chemical weapons facility in Samarra, Iraq that was destroyed by United States Tomahawk cruise missiles in 1991. The benefits of scene-matching navigation technology; The enlargement of the average circular error probable by GPS guidance.
- First Strike. Ingle, Saul // All Hands;Dec2001, Issue 1016, p32
Features the sea-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles used by the United States Navy as a part of the war against terrorism in 2001.
- Tomahawk missile excels in first wartime use. Kandebo, S.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/21/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p61
Looks at the successful first combat launch of about 100 US Navy Tomahawk cruise missiles in the Operation Desert Storm attack on Iraq. The Tomahawks were armed with conventional explosives. It was the weapon's first use in combat, and in conjunction with manned air strikes.