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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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.
He said Italy seeks an anti-ship capacity in this missile, which would require switching out the auto-detector in the SCALP from infared-imaging to a 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.
3]I BAT's dual-mode seeker against a number of stationary targets using the sensor's look down search mode.
However, there is as yet no decision on whether the new generation will have a single- or dual-mode seeker.
In the case of the latter missile, Algeria, Libya and Yemen are known to possess the SS-N-2c (Russian designation: P -20/21), which employs a dual-mode seeker.
A third upgrade program, managed by PMA-242, is developing a new dual-mode seeker for the HARM.