Tactical Tomahawk Passes Underwater Launch Test
- Raytheon ships first of new Tomahawks. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;5/31/2004, Vol. 13 Issue 48, p15
Reports on the shipment of a line of Block IV Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile by the Tucson, Arizona-based Raytheon Missile System to the Navy in San Diego, California. Specifications and missile capabilities; Tactical applications; Manufacture of the missiles.
- SEA POWER 21: The Impact of Tactical Tomahawks in the Joint Arena. Byrnes, Christopher // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2005, Vol. 131 Issue 7, p74
The article focuses on the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS). The previous generation of Tomahawk land attack missile provided precision first-strike firepower against targets spread over large geographic areas. The previous generations of the Tomahawk program confined the...
- The Transformation (Again!) of the Surface Navy. Harris, R. Robinson; McFall, Robert // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2012, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p48
The article offers information on the enhancement of the strategic significance of the surface warfare of the U.S. It states that in the 1980s, new Tomahawk-armed cruisers and destroyers fielded unprecedented offensive antiship and land-attack capability. It mentions that Tomahawk provided the...
- Defense Industry Notes. // Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p42
Reports on developments in defense in the U.S. as of July 2004. Raytheon Missile System's delivery of the first production Block IV Tomahawk long-range cruise missiles; Start of fabrication of the X-45C Joint Unmanned Combat System by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems; Reflagging of the Pride of...
- The Cruise Missile Comes of Age. Hind, Andrew // Naval History;Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p52
The article features the cruise missile to be a valuable weapon in the modern battlefield. The Tomahawk missile has been used during the Desert Storm Operation in 1991 and provides advantages to the use of American servicemen. The Styx cruise missile has been known for its capabilities when it...
- SSGN Conversion Will Boost Offensive Power of the Fleet. Wegner, Brian J. // Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p34
Provides information on a single Ohio-class guided-missile submarine (SSGN) which will be armed with 154 Tomahawk cruise missiles. Conversion of four Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarines into the SSGN configuration; Suitability of the SSGN for testing and evaluation of submarine technologies...
- 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.