Cruise Missile

Cruise Missile

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A cruise missile is a guided missile that carries an explosive payload and is propelled, usually by a jet engine, towards a land-based or sea-based target. Cruise missiles are designed to deliver a large warhead over long distances with high accuracy. Modern cruise missiles can travel at supersonic or high subsonic speeds, are self-navigating, and can fly on a non-ballistic, extremely low altitude trajectory. They are distinct from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in that they are used only as weapons and not for reconnaissance. In a cruise missile, the warhead is integrated into the vehicle and the vehicle is always sacrificed in the mission.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136721074
  • 9786136721071