TITLE

Recoverable glide vehicle tests avionics systems

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, William B.
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/31/1992, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes and pictures the air-dropped recoverable glide vehicle developed by the Naval Air Warfare Center's Weapons Div., China Lake, Calif., which is based on the Air Force/Boeing Air Launched Cruise Missile airframe. The 2,000 lb. vehicle has three internal payload bays with volumes ranging to three cu. ft., and can be carried under the wing of a Navy A-7, A-6 or an F/A-18, then launched at speeds up to Mach 0.85. Three modes of flight; Current enhancement; Cost.
ACCESSION #
9209210189

 

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