command destruct

command destruct

[kə′mand di′strəkt]
(control systems)
A command control system that destroys a flightborne test rocket or a guided missile, actuated by the safety officer whenever the vehicle's performance indicates a safety hazard.
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Provides missile data and command destruct capability for AMRAAM missile
During live test and training firings at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the Harris WRTTM has provided weapon system evaluators with critical flight and performance information about the AMRAAM, as well as command destruct capability for the missile - from the time it is launched from F-15, F-16, and F-22 aircraft until impact.
Consisting of two fully redundant mobile systems providing range flight safety, command destruct, global-positioning-system trajectory and telemetry receiving, the range safety and telemetry system's prime purpose is to provide functions necessary to verify and track a rocket flight or safely terminate a wayward rocket.
It's called the command destruct antennae, and it gives him the ability to blow up the rocket if it becomes a danger to the public.
Migrate existing technology, including Command Destruct Systems and the Cast Glance stabilized photo-optical system, into the NP-3C aircraft;
CMC Electronics Cincinnati supplies command destruct receivers used aboard Orbital's launch vehicles.
Ball Aerospace provides antenna solutions for communications, navigation, identification, telemetry, tracking and command destruct, radar and electronic warfare and is an internationally recognized developer and manufacturer of advanced antennas and Radio Frequency (RF) communication subsystems ranging from spacecraft, aviation platforms, missiles and ground vehicles to portable systems, communications structures, and maritime platforms (ships, small craft, and submarines).
During test and training firings at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the telemetry modules provide weapon system evaluators with critical flight and performance information about the AMRAAM, as well as command destruct capability for the missile from the time it is launched from F-15 and F-16 aircraft until final impact.
ViaSat Satellite Ground Systems has received a contract from Honeywell Space Systems in Clearwater, Florida for two mobile S-Band Tracking and Telemetry/UHF-Band Command Destruct integrated antenna systems.
ViaSat Satellite Ground Systems has received a contract in excess of $3 million from Honeywell Space Systems in Clearwater, Florida for four mobile S-Band Tracking and Telemetry/UHF-Band Command Destruct integrated antenna systems.
The award also covers associated warranties, recertification of the flight termination system command destruct receiver for the U.
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