tactical missile


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tactical missile

[′tak·tə·kəl ′mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A missile for use in tactical operations.
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The ATACMS is a tactical missile that is nicknamed "steel rain," referring to how pieces of missile fragments fell from the sky during the Iraq War.
Colvin said HIMARS will also carry multiple-launch rockets and the Army Tactical Missile System and fire at ranges between eight and 300 kilometers, depending on the munitions used.
The 38th Combat Support Wing traces its lineage to the 38th Tactical Missile Wing, which was activated on 18 June 1958, and composed of launch and maintenance squadrons at Sembach Air Base, Hahn Air Base, and Bitburg Air Base.
Warner Robins (WR-ALC)at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Alabama is the home of the F-15, C-130, Tactical Missile and LANTIRN TCGs as well as the ECISAP.
At that time, we received conditional certification, which meant that we had to be re-certified every six months," said Lorraine Hunt, chief of the Sidewinder Missile Division, COMSEC and Tactical Missile Systems Directorate.
government, campaigned after Goddard's 1945 death on the notion that the Pentagon had committed a grievous error by allowing the Germans to get the first tactical missile.
It will also be able to dispense from a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) rocket or an Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile.
Think about that for a moment: Combat Air Forces--Air Force/Navy/Marines, Army Tactical Missile System and Patriot units, coalition air forces, and space in a combined Air Tasking Order.
The AGM-88E AARGM, currently in Full Rate Production, is a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system that upgrades legacy AGM-88 High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile systems with advanced capability to perform Destruction of Enemy Air Defense missions.
Lockheed Martin has bagged a $161 million US Army deal for Army Tactical Missile System(ATACMS) missiles.

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