guided rocket

guided rocket

[′gīd·əd ′räk·ət]
(ordnance)
A guided missile having rocket propulsion.
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The launch of cruise missiles isn't that big of a deal by itself, but it's the combination of this type of guided rocket and small-size armed corvette warships that fired them makes military experts stand in awe.
This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD's AAS platform," said Darryl Kreitman, Raytheon TALON program director.
Young Welsh midfielder Emyr Huws collected a harmless looking ball out to the right flank and cut inside but was still a good 35 yards out when he unleashed an absolute wire guided rocket that sizzled past the diving Dimi and flashed inside the far post.
The Tornado-S will have guided rocket rounds enabling it to fire out to 72 miles (120 km).
Jumada II 17, 1433, May 8, 2012, SPA -- Lockheed Martin's Direct Attack Guided Rocket has been proving its capability during live-fire testing from helicopters at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, UPI reported.
Army, successfully completed a series of TALON Laser Guided Rocket shots during recent tests.
In the latter calibre the Fire Dragon 280 guided rocket can reach 280 km, its guidance system being based on an inertial system coupled to a satellite positioning system, which can be GPS, Glonass or the Chinese Beidou, to achieve a CEP of 30 metres.
BAE Systems BAE Systems is poised to receive its first production orders for a new low-cost guided rocket that will equip the US Marine Corps' attack helicopters.
The agreement focuses on the production and future capabilities codevelopment of Raytheon's Excalibur 155 mm precision projectile and the TALON laser guided rocket, which was co-developed with United Arab Emirates industry.
This test further demonstrates the maturity of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket weapon system as a complement to MD's Scout Attack platform," said Darryl Kreitman, Raytheon TALON program director.
The Vigilante now is being used for testing the low-cost precision kill guided rocket.
Immediately prior to the guided rocket shot, an unguided round in the same launcher was fired to demonstrate the robust APKWS advantage of its sealed, mid-body design to withstand the harsh, real-world environment of adjacent rocket firings.

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