- Unmanned aerial vehicles proving their worth over Afghanistan. Garamone, Jim // Army Communicator;Summer2002, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p62
The article reports on the efficiency and success of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Afghanistan. U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld believes in the transformational capabilities of UAVs, prompting him to add more than 1 billion U.S. dollars for the program in the fiscal 2003 defense...
- Senate restores funding for corps Sam/Meads. Hughes, David // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/7/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 6, p58
Reports that the US Senate has reinstated the funding for the Corps SAM/MEADS surface-to-air missile by voting for an amendment. Funds allocation to program for Fiscal 1996; Proposal by Georgian Senator Sam Nunn; Other break-up of the funds; Overruling of the decision of Senate Armed Services...
- HOW TO ï¿½ DODGE A SURFACE-TO-AIR MISSILE. // Airman;Summer2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p48
The article presents a comic strip illustrating how a U.S. airman can avoid a surface-to-air missile. The airman can avoid the missile by using intel or reconnaissance information in the mission briefing. The airman can fly around the threat or make a plan to take advantage of its inherent weakness.
- Preventing "Fratricide". Talbot, David // Technology Review;Jun2005, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p39
This article explains that the troubled story of the Patriot missile system developed by Raytheon should make defense contractors more wary of how militaries implement weapons systems -- and militaries more wary of relying too much on software and automation. In late March and early April of...
- A Kick in the Arsenal, But Military Keeps On Ticking. // Time;8/2/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p17
Notes military equipment that will be included in the United States military-spending bill that was approved in July 1999 by the House of Representatives. Cost of the CVN-77 nuclear aircraft carrier, the SSN-21 Seawolf nuclear attack submarine, the Patriot PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launcher...
- Pitching In. Burgess, Richard R. // Sea Power;Nov2005, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p14
The article focuses on the role of sea-going helicopters in relieving the operational load faced by the U.S. Army ground forces in Iraq. The U.S. Navy units are assigned now to antisubmarine duties and as onboard delivery support helicopters for the U.S. Sixth Fleet. The transition to Iraq will...
- Euromissile consortium to develop high-speed surface-to-air missile. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/28/1990, Vol. 132 Issue 22, p112
Describes the RM5, a new, high-speed surface-to-air missile to be developed by Europe's Euromissile consortium as part of a Roland weapons system update.
- Slow market stalls new mobile SAMs (part 1). Richardson, Doug // Interavia Business & Technology;Apr94, Vol. 49 Issue 577, p54
Provides information on the world market for mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems. Developments in man-portable air-defense systems; Choice between new and upgraded missiles; Competition in new missiles created by nations other than the mobile SAM manufacturers; Prospects for SAM...
- FRANCE SPURNS BEIRUT'S REQUEST FOR G-A MISSILES? // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);1/27/2010, Vol. 190 Issue 4777, p1
The article reports on the refusal of France in supplying Lebanon with ground-to-air missiles which will be used by the Lebanese army to control the violations of Israeli to its air space.