dual-mode seeker

dual-mode seeker

A missile seeker able to operate at either IR (infrared) or RF (radio frequency) frequencies.
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We continue to build on Excalibur's unmatched reliability and performance by investing in a fire-and-forget, dual-mode seeker that will vastly improve the 5-inch gun's current ASuW and counter-FAC capability.
The dual-mode seeker on the front end allows the user to designate a target with GPS coordinates, a laser or infrared.
The company said that the Griffin C, formerly known as the SeaGriffin, went three for three in flight testing, completing a development phase linking a new dual-mode seeker, data link and the in-flight retargeting capability.
Raytheon has now completed Griffin C's development phase linking the new dual-mode seeker, data link and IFTU.
Mid-Range Munition incorporates proven technology using a dual-mode seeker suite comprising an imaging infrared sensor and a digital semi-active laser seeker.
However, there is as yet no decision on whether the new generation will have a single- or dual-mode seeker.
The dual-mode seeker features the HELLFIRE precision-strike semi-active laser and the all-weather fire-and-forget LONGBOW millimeter wave radar sensors demonstrated in prior JAGM guided flights.
In JAGM, the Army is pursuing a dual-mode seeker to make Hellfire missiles more accurate.
The dual-mode seeker features an improved semi-active laser sensor and a low cost, all-weather, fire-and-forget, next generation millimeter wave radar.
Raytheon is developing SeaGriffin with a dual-mode seeker to give our warfighters the target discrimination and accuracy they need for countering swarming boat threats in this high-traffic environment.
23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully tested its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode seeker in high-speed captive flight tests, demonstrating its ability to track ground targets while flying at tactical speeds.
The second guided test flight further proved this capability when it launched a PAM missile from a container launch unit and used its dual-mode seeker to score a direct hit against a stationary T-72 tank.