Specials
 SPECIALTY WEAPONS
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ALCM AGM-86B CALCM 
Conventional Air Launched Cruise Missiles
GBI/EKV 
Ground Based Interceptor (GBI)/Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV)
 The National Missile Defense system will, upon being alerted of an imminent attack against the United States, launch an appropriate number of Ground-Based Interceptors with Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) weapons. In space, the EKVs will  separate from their boosters, immediately detect attacking missiles, distinguish real targets from decoys, and destroy them by hit-to-kill intercepts. The compact, lightweight vehicles feature advanced infrared sensors; guidance, navigation and control; divert and altitude-control propulsion; and on-board signal processing. 
ICBM Ground Systems Sustainment
ICBM Weapon and Ground Systems Sustainment
The silo-based ICBM force is deployed in Launch Facilities dispersed throughout the United States.
AGM-130
The Adverse Weather AGM-130, in production for the U.S. Air Force, provides the warfighter with advanced combat capabilities for superior effectiveness. These capabilities include24-hour combat capability with a new INS/GPS Guidance System coupled with a state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared Focal Plane Array Seeker. This capability provides man-in-the-loop pinpoint target accuracy anywhere,  anytime, throughout the world.  
GBU-15 Modular Guided Weapon System
The GBU-15 can deliver either an MK 84 2,000-pound general-purpose bomb or a BLU-109 B2,000-pound penetrating bomb with pinpoint accuracy via data link control from low to high altitude at a significant standoff distance. It is equipped with either a television or an imaging infrared seeker. The seeker provides the launch aircraft with visual presentation of the target and surroundings as seen from the weapon. During free flight, this presentation is transmitted by a two-way data link system to the aircraft cockpit television monitor. The seeker can be either locked onto the target before of after launch for automatic weapon guidance or it can be manually steered by the weapon systems operator.  
Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile
Harpoon is an autonomous all-weather, anti-ship missile system with an over-the-horizon range of more than 67 nautical miles. It can be launched from aircraft, surface ships, submarines and land-based installations
Hellfire
HELLFIRE is many missiles in one. It is combat proven against tanks, wheeled and tracked vehicles, bunkers, anti-aircraft emplacements, radar and communication sites, oil platforms, and ships.  
                         Three versions of HELLFIRE are available:  
                              AGM-114F  
                              AGM-114K (HELLFIRE II)  
                              RB-17 Antiship variant  
Air-to-Surface  
In airborne applications, HELLFIRE is operational and deployed as the primary armament for the U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache, OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, MD-500 series helicopters, and the U.S. Marine Corps' AH-1W Supercobra. HELLFIRE has been integrated and qualified on the U.S. Army's UH-60 utility helicopter. HELLFIRE missiles have also been launched from the United Kingdom's Lynx and Eurocopter's BO-105 helicopters.  

Surface-to-Surface  
In surface-launched applications, HELLFIRE has proven its capability with firings from mobile and fixed ground and shipboard based platforms. Successful launches have been conducted from two high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle based systems: one is equipped with an electro-optical unit providing integral acquisition, tracking, and                designation capability; the other is a lightweight system using remote designation.  

A man-portable tripod launched HELLFIRE system is in service with                          Swedish Forces for Shore Defense and is being bought by Norway. This system uses a blast fragmentation warhead.  

HELLFIRE II is specifically engineered to incorporate the advanced technologies and capabilities required to defeat a variety of threats well into the 21st century. It is fully compatible with current HELLFIRE launcher and fire control systems located on ships, ground vehicles, or fixed- and rotary-winged aircraft.  

The M299 HELLFIRE Launcher operates all versions of HELLFIRE including HELLFIRE II and Longbow. The launcher processes weapon-specific functions including launcher built-in-test, missile launch sequencing, and missile laser coding. The launcher effectively uncouples the weapon-related functions from the aircraft or other platforms. The major benefit is that the launcher simplifies missile system integration with future platforms.  
AvengerAvenger 
Avenger is one of the most modern short-range air-defense (SHORAD) systems available today. This premier shoot-on-the-move defensive weapon system is designed to track and destroy low-flying helicopters and fixed wing aircraft in both day and night conditions from different terrain locations. The system includes a forward-looking infrared sensor, an eye-safe laser rangefinder, a head-up optical display and a fire control station. It is a lightweight, highly mobile, and easily transportable surface-to-air missile fire unit that has eight Stinger missiles in two missile pods -- one on each side of an all-electric turret -- plus a .50-caliber machine gun. The stand-alone turret is mounted on a high-mobility multi-purposed wheeled vehicle. 

Patriot Advanced Capability
The Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile intercepts and destroys tactical ballistic missiles. An earlier version of this missile (PAC-2) was used during the Gulf  War to destroy missiles launched at Saudi Arabia and Israel. The PAC-3 acquires  targets with low radar cross sections at increased ranges. Rather than relying on a proximity detonation that may simply redirect or break up an incoming threat missile, it hits the target warhead head-on to ensure its complete destruction. 
Standoff Land Attack Missiles (SLAM)
The Standoff Land Attack Missile (SLAM) is a derivative of the anti-ship missile. Designed for deployment from carrier-based aircraft, SLAM provides the with surgical strike capability against high-value, fixed land targets, ships in port or ships at sea. SLAM can be launched from safe standoff ranges in excess of 50 nautical miles. Once launched, the missile may be controlled from even greater ranges.  

SLAM combines the airframe, propulsion and control systems of the Harpoon missile with existing guidance systems an imaging infrared seeker, data link and a Global Positioning System receiver/processor. Using proven, off-the-shelf components helped make SLAM available much sooner than any other comparable standoff weapon system.  
Standoff Land Attack Missiles Expanded Response (SLAM ER) Sea SLAM 

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The Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) provides quick reaction propulsion that positions the THAAD missile to intercept its target. The DACS provides two kinds of propulsion, one for attitude control and the other for interceptor maneuvering. The Attitude Control System (ACS) uses six thrusters to provide roll, pitch, and yaw control for the interceptor. These thrusters act in different combinations to precisely aim the interceptor seeker field of view for proper viewing of the target. The seeker's target data are then converted into maneuvering or divert commands that actuate the other four DACS thrusters as required. The divert thrusters provide short forceful pulses to quickly and accurately position the THAAD interceptor for a collision with the target. 
 The shoulder launched Starstreak. 
Shoulder Launch Systems   
The Lightweight Multiple Launcher.  
                                                                                              Missile Launchers    
  
Launching Systems                                                                    40 mm Ammo  
   
  
Launchers                                                                                25mm Ammo 
    
  
Tank Penetrating Ammo                                                       Motar Fuse   
 
  
Timed Fuses                                                                           Smart Bombs   
 
 Dragon in flight with the two antennas of the jamming system deployed. 
Armour Piercing Ammo & Tracer                                          Drones 

DarkStar UAVDarkStar UAV 

DARKSTAR UAV

  
Apache Ammo for Helicopter Gunships                Air drop Ammo & Systems 

Velocity Enhanced Long Range Artillery Projectile (VLAP). 
VLAP 

The Missile 

The horizontally attacking missile must penetrate more than 1m of armour. 

The 9M311-M1 Surface-to-Air Missile 

 
 Laser Beam Guidance directs the missile onto the target. 
Starstreak Missile being fired from an Apache Attack Helicopter. 
Key components diagram of the M26, M26A1 and M28A1 RRPR munitions. Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) schematic. 
MLRS firing a basic M26 rocket. MLRS firing an ATACMS missile. 

 
During Operation Desert Storm the U.S. and Allied MLRS crews fired more than 10,000 rockets, earning MLRS the nicknameMLRS firing a reduced range Practice Rocket. 

Apache upgrades. 

The front and rear cockpits of the Apache AH-64D. 
Near Real-Time situational awareness schematic. The AD-64D's state-of-the-art Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting Subsystem enhances battlefield manoeuverability and effectiveness. 

British Army Longbow Apaches will be equipped with CRV7 70mm rocket systems. 

 

 
 

 
 

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