standoff weapon

standoff weapon

[′stand‚ȯf ‚wep·ən]
(ordnance)
A weapon which may be launched at a distance sufficient to allow attacking personnel to evade defensive fire from the target area.
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Perhaps the most underappreciated and maligned weapon system in the current modernization program is the long-range standoff weapon (LRSO).
The Department of the Navy has declared the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 ready for full operational capability.
Today, the Air Force awarded contracts to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Raytheon Company to mature design concepts and prove developmental technologies for the new Long Range Standoff weapon.
Tactical Standoff Weapon aircraft--such as the nonstealthy B-1, F-15E, and F18E--are vulnerable to the S-300.
Alternatively, non-LO aircraft equipped with standoff weapons, such as the AGM-154 joint standoff weapon, will be able to strike an IADS before being engaged.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) said the Royal Australian Air Force has successfully tested a Raytheon Joint Standoff Weapon C against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Jul 30, 2014 - The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range.
Insurgent-held buildings were dangerous and difficult to clear, so a portable standoff weapon capable of defeating these targets was requested.
Redshaw was instrumental in milestone decisions for multiple items of user equipment in the Navy's Global Positioning System Program Office and for the ACAT IC Joint Standoff Weapon.
Raytheon, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence and homeland security, said it has completed a fit check of the joint standoff weapon in the internal carriage bay of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft.
Navy completed a series of captive-flight tests on Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, putting the warfighter one step closer to gaining a net-enabled standoff weapon with moving maritime target capability.
That meant he oversaw the Tomahawk cruise missile, Joint Standoff Weapon and the Paveway Laser Guided Bomb.