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Fwd Firing Ordnance2

Guided Missiles/Targets

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WHAT IS THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF A GUIDED MISSILE? TO DESTROY AND DAMAGE
HOW ARE GUIDED MISSILES CLASSIFIED? RANGE, SPEED, LAUNCH ENVIRONMENT, MISSION, VEHICLE TYPE
WHAT ARE THE MAJOR SECTIONS OF A MISSILE? GUIDANCE, CONTROL, ARMAMENT, AND PROPULSION
WHAT IS THE BRAIN OF THE GUIDED MISSILE? GUIDANCE SECTION
A GUIDED MISSILE COURSE CHANGE IS EXECUTED BY WHAT MISSILE COMPONENT SECTION? CONTROL
WHAT TYPE OF HOMING SYSTEM ILLUMINATES TARGETS W/ A COMPONENT CARRIED IN THE MISSILE, SUCH AS A RADAR TRANSMITTER? ACTIVE
WHERE DOES SEMI-ACTIVE HOMING RECEIVE ITS TARGET INFO? FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURCE I.E AN AIRCRAFT
WHICH A/C IS CAPABLE OF LAUNCHING A HARPOON MISSILE? SLAM-ER? F/A-18 and P-3/ SLAM-ER: F/A-18
WHAT IS THE DESIGNATION OF A HARPOON MISSILE? SLAM-ER? AGM 84D/AGM-84H/K
WHAT MISSILE CAN BE CONFIGURED WITH EITHER LASER OR INFRARED GUIDANCE? LASER: AGM-65E IR: AGM-65F
WHAT IS THE DESIGNATION OF THE HELLFIRE? AGM 114
WHAT DOES AMRAAM STAND FOR? ADVANCE MEDIUM AIR TO AIR MISSILE
THE NITROGEN SYSTEM IN A LAU 7 MISSILE IS USED FOR WHAT PURPOSE? COOLS THE MISSLE'S INFRARED DETECTOR
Speeds from Mach 1.2 to Mach 5.0 are referred to by what term? Supersonic
Speeds up to Mach 0.8 are referred to by what term? Subsonic
Passive homing is similar to active homing in what way? operates independantly of the launching aircraft
What type of guidance system is used in a Sidewinder guided missile? Passive infrared
What warhead is used in an AIM-9M guided missile? WDU-17/B
What missile has a highly GPS aided guidance system, an imaging infrared seeker, and a two-way data link with the AWW-13 Data Pod? SLAM-ER AGM-84H/K
Long-range guided missiles are usually capable of traveling what distance? At least 100MI
Short-range guided missiles are usually capable of traveling what distance? Do not exceed the capability of long-range
What is the speed range for Transonic? Mach 0.8 to 1.2
Hypersonic speed range is what? Above Mach 5.0
What is the missile designation sequence? Launch Environment/Primary Mission/Type of Vehicle
What is the meaning of the designation AGM? Air-launched, surface attack, guided missile
What section carries the explosive charge? Armament section
What section provides the force that propels the missile? Propulsion section
What is the designation of the Sparrow series Guided missile? AIM-7
The AIM-7M/P has what type of homing system? Semi-Active
What is the weight of the AIM-7? Approx. 502-510LBS
How much does the Harpoon weigh? SLAM-ER?
What is the designation for the Sidewinder series guided missile? AIM-9
How much does the AIM-9M weigh? 180-195LBS
What is the designation for the AMRAAM? AIM-120
What is the designation for the Maverick? AGM-65
What A/C's can carry/launch the Maverick? AV-8B, F/A-18, P-3
What does the HARM stand for? High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile
What is the designation for the HARM? AGM-88
How much does the AIM-114 weigh?
What does JSOW stand for? Joint Stand-Off Weapon
What is the designation for the JSOW? AGM-154
What A/C carries/launches the JSOW? F-18C/D & F-18E/F
What is the baseline weapon payload for JSOW? SUU-81/B: 145 BLU-97A/B Bomblets
Whats the purpose of the AN/AWW-13 Data Link Pod? Communication link between the pilot and the weapon
Target systems are divided into what 3 categories? Aerial/Land/Tow
What type of target is banner-like? Aerial tow
What tow targets are currently in use? TDU-32A/B & TDU32B/B
What is the difference between the tow targets? TDU-32A/B: Panel assy made of laser retro-reflective material
How far is the target towed behind an a/c? 1,800 FT
What is the length of the towline? 1,500FT
What type of target is the BQM-74E? Aerial
What is the BQM-74E designed for? to be surface launched from 0 length ground launcher
How long does the BQM-74E stay afloat after water entry? 24 hrs minimum
Define TALD Tactical Air Launch Decoy
What's the purpose of the TALD? provides capability for recon, surveillance, and electronic counter-countermeasures
Created by: zabi