Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace announced that it recently completed a test, known as the Iron Bird Mission, of an air launch
extraction and descent system as part of a contract to provide a new Medium Range Ballistic Missile, MRBM, target for the U.S.
"With airport-style operations and quick turnaround capabilities," the company said it believes "air launch
" is a cheaper and more efficient way to get satellites into space than rockets that launch vertically and can be extraordinarily expensive.
Extensive flight testing that has preceded today's air launch
was indeed a joint effort of DRDO and IAF.
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Centra Nusa (ALCN) and Air Launch
One was Boeing's $1.6 billion Air Launch
Cruise Missile (ALCM) program in 1980--an unlikely program for showcasing cast aerospace structures.
He was assigned to SMC/TEB as their small launch vehicle mission manager and air launch
target acquisition manager at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico.
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Leading the LV Air launch
team is Andrew Cowen, managing director of Mango Aviation partners.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 1, 2016-Transfast, Arik Air launch
The sources also said that the airframe of these aircrafts would be strengthened to equip them with the 290 km range, air launch
version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 17, 2016-NASA to air launch
of ISS Expedition crew