Overview of future maritime threats



Nick Young
03/15/2012

For AAW (Anti-Air Warfare), current in-service surface platform threats are primarily ASMs. ASMs in the modern sense they were introduced during the 1950’s, initially by the Soviet Union, they had a rapid development that focused on increasing the following attributes: Increase of velocity in the terminal phase; Introduction of manoeuvres, going into the terminal phase to reduce the probably negation (e.g. weaving, dog-legging, corkscrewing, rapid acceleration); Reduction o...
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