SMART ARTILLERY AMMO




 
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November 30th, 2004  
Missileer
 
 

Topic: SMART ARTILLERY AMMO


Here is an artillery round being tested now and looks pretty promising.
Click on the product data sheet for specs. I've added a ship defensive missile system because someone asked about anti-ship missiles launched by an aircraft.

http://www.raytheon.com/products/gaa/

http://www.raytheon.com/products/ram/ref_docs/ram.pdf
November 30th, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Nice. Hope it's better than the old Cooperhead round.
December 1st, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
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Originally Posted by 03USMC
Nice. Hope it's better than the old Cooperhead round.
You didn't like the laser designated round? Or did the word "SHORT" come into play too often....
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December 1st, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Short. Always had wonder what end of the laser designator it would pick. Heebie Jeebies.
December 3rd, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
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Originally Posted by 03USMC
Short. Always had wonder what end of the laser designator it would pick. Heebie Jeebies.
Yeah, that's a problem, just remember to keeps the guns to your back! Forward designation is a little ing dicey......
December 3rd, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Plus luggin the MULE plus luggin yer load out. What fun.
December 3rd, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
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Originally Posted by 03USMC
Plus luggin the MULE plus luggin yer load out. What fun.
Yeah, 200 pounds of crap in cases that were barely humpable!!
December 3rd, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
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Originally Posted by Lil Hulk 1988
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
Plus luggin the MULE plus luggin yer load out. What fun.
Yeah, 200 pounds of crap in cases that were barely humpable!!

But it was Hi tech. And the designator it self had that sporty shoulder bag
December 3rd, 2004  
AlexKall
 
Another fire and forget type round for artillery:

http://www.globalsecurity.org/milita...s/m982-155.htm

http://mae.pennnet.com/Articles/Arti...ICLE_ID=215798

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.o...l/Army_Has.htm

The excaliber.

US - Swedish cooperation.

This is also one of Raytheon's projects
December 7th, 2004  
leandros
 
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Originally Posted by AlexKall

The excaliber.

US - Swedish cooperation.

This is also one of Raytheon's projects
Is that the same technology as used in the "Strix"?