air-to-ground missile


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air-to-ground missile

[¦er tü ¦grau̇nd ′mis·əl]
(ordnance)
A missile launched from an aircraft at a ground target. Abbreviated AGM.
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Since the commencement of US-led combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq last decade, a trend has emerged for precision guidance kits to equip air-to-ground rockets providing an equivalent level of accuracy to Air-to-Ground Missiles (AGMs) but at less cost.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated its multi-mode Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM), engaging two laser-designated stationary targets during recent government-led flight tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Raytheon Company and The Boeing Company completed the first of three government-sponsored firings of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile. During the successful test, the JAGM used its laser guidance system to hit an 8-by-8-foot target board from a distance of 16 kilometers (10 miles).
New aviation systems include the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile and Sky Warrior unmanned aerial system.
Maverik is a precision, air-to-ground missile that is used against small mobile and hard targets, armored vehicles, surface-to-air missiles (SAM) sites and high value targets such as ships, port facilities and communications centers.
CH-4 is capable of firing air-to-ground missile from an altitude of 5,000 meters; allowing it to stay outside of effective range of most anti-aircraft guns.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it has demonstrated the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance section engaging a laser-designated moving target during an internally funded flight test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
The Army for years has been working on a more modem version of the Hellfire, called the joint air-to-ground missile, or JAGM.
The French armed forces later said its jet had fired an air-to-ground missile at the pro-Gadhafi plane and destroyed it after it landed.
Air-to-ground missile motor developed to operate in extreme cold.
The JSOW, an air-to-ground missile that is expected to provide improved capabilities to hit targets from greater distances than many current weapons, has three warhead variants: wide area, anti-armor and unitary.
Lockheed Martin Air-to-ground missile motor developed to operate in extreme cold.

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