Weapon guidance
Missile guidance refers to a variety of methods of guiding a missile or a guided bomb to its intended target. The missile's target accuracy is a critical factor for its effectiveness. Guidance systems...
Weapon guidance - Wikipedia
Inside the Most Expensive Nuclear Bomb Ever Made
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DARPA Tested Direction Changing Bullets
DARPA has released footage of a successful test of a new "smart bullet" that can change direction in midair. Teledyne Scientific and Imaging's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which ...
The Exploding Anti-Tank Dogs of World War II
Today I found out about the use of exploding anti-tank dogs during World War II. These dogs, usually Alsatians, were also called “Hundminen” or “dog mines.” They were  trained to carry explosives on t...
Missile guidance
Missile guidance refers to a variety of methods of guiding a missile or a guided bomb to its intended target. The missile's target accuracy is a critical factor for its effectiveness. Guidance systems...
Missile guidance - Wikipedia
Targeting pods
Targeting pods are target designation tools used by ground-attack aircraft for identifying targets and guiding precision guided munitions (PGM) such as laser-guided bombs to those targets. The first t...
Targeting pods - Wikipedia
Intercontinental ballistic missile
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of more than 5,500 kilometres (3,400 mi) primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (deliveri...
Intercontinental ballistic missile - Wikipedia
Inside the Most Expensive Nuclear Bomb Ever Made
Could America's latest atomic weapon ignite a new arms race?
DARPA Tested Direction Changing Bullets
DARPA has released footage of a successful test of a new "smart bullet" that can change direction in midair. Teledyne Scientific and Imaging's Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, which ...
Throw-weight
Throw-weight is a measure of the effective weight of ballistic missile payloads. It is measured in kilogram or tonnes. Throw-weight equals the total weight of a missile's warheads, reentry vehicles, ...
Throw-weight - Wikipedia
Man-portable air-defense systems
Man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS or MPADS) are shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). They are typically guided weapons and are a threat to low-flying aircraft, especially helicopt...
Man-portable air-defense systems - Wikipedia
The Exploding Anti-Tank Dogs of World War II
Today I found out about the use of exploding anti-tank dogs during World War II. These dogs, usually Alsatians, were also called “Hundminen” or “dog mines.” They were  trained to carry explosives on t...
AN/AAS-38
The Lockheed Martin AN/AAS-38 "Nitehawk" is a FLIR & laser designation & tracker pod system for use with laser-guided munitions.The "Nighthawk" has been used with the F/A-18 Hornet, and has pr...
AN/AAS-38 - Wikipedia
Constantly computed impact point
A Constantly Computed Impact Point (CCIP) is a calculation provided by a weapon's sighting system. It is a predicted point of impact found from the launch platform's movement, the target's movement, g...
Cannon-launched guided projectile
Cannon-launched guided projectiles are precision-guided munitions launched by conventional tube artillery and guns. Cannon Launched Guided Projectiles commonly referred to by the abbreviation CLGP are...
UR-200
The UR-200 was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) developed by OKB-52 of Vladimir Nikolaevich Chelomey in the Soviet Union. It was known during the Cold War by the NATO reporting name SS-10 ...
Global Positioning System
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the earth where there is an ...
Global Positioning System - Wikipedia
Anti-tank dog
Anti-tank dogs (Russian: собаки-истребители танков sobaki-istrebiteli tankov or противотанковые собаки protivotankovye sobaki; German: Panzerabwehrhunde or Hundeminen, "dog-mines") were dogs t...
Anti-tank dog - Wikipedia
Network Enabled Weapon
Network Enabled Weapons, or NEW, are a class of air-to-ground precision-guided munitions in development by a number of countries. A derivative of GPS-guided weapons, which are guided to a specific co...
Network Enabled Weapon - Wikipedia
Cy Endfield
Cyril Raker Endfield (November 10, 1914 – April 16, 1995) was an American screenwriter, film director, theatre director, author, magician and inventor, based in Britain from 1953.
Endfield was bor...
Circular error probable
In the military science of ballistics, circular error probable (CEP) (also circular error probability or circle of equal probability) is a measure of a weapon system's precision. It is defined as the ...
Circular error probable - Wikipedia
FPG-82
The FPG-82 is a INS/GPS guided wing-kit for Mk-82-class bombs, under development by Friuli Aeroespacial, for the Brazilian Air Force.
The FPG-82 will equip the Brazilian Air Force's F-5BR and AMX,...
FPG-82 - Wikipedia
Manual command to line of sight
Manual command to line of sight (MCLOS) is a method for guiding guided missiles.With an MCLOS missile, the operator must track the missile and the target simultaneously and guide the missile to the ta...
Thales Damocles
The Damocles is a 3rd generation targeting pod, modular, eye-safe laser, high performance pod selected by the French Air Force for its attack fighter aircraft fleet.Damocles is made by Thales Group pr...
Thales Damocles - Wikipedia
Precision bombing
Precision bombing refers to the attempted aerial bombing of a target with some degree of accuracy, with the aim of limiting collateral damage. An example would be destroying a single building in a bui...
Precision bombing - Wikipedia
LITENING targeting pod
The AN/AAQ-28(V) LITENING targeting pod is an Israeli-designed precision targeting pod system currently operational with a wide variety of combat aircraft. LITENING significantly increases the combat ...
LITENING targeting pod - Wikipedia
Smart bullet
Smart bullet is a term that has been used to describe several theoretical and prototype bullets. The "smart" part comes from the bullet doing something other than simply following its given trajectory...
Acoustic homing
Acoustic homing is a system which uses the acoustic signature (sound) of a target to guide a moving object, such as a torpedo. Acoustic homing can be either Passive or Active in nature. Using Passive,...
Acoustic homing - Wikipedia
AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR
The AN/ASQ-228 Advanced Targeting Forward-Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) is a multi-sensor, electro-optical targeting pod incorporating thermographic camera, low-light television camera, target laser range...
AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR - Wikipedia
LANTIRN
Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night, or LANTIRN, is a combined navigation and targeting pod system for use on the USAF's premier fighter aircraft — the F-15E Strike Eagle and F-16...
LANTIRN - Wikipedia
All-aspect
An all-aspect missile is one which is able to track a target no matter which way the target faces relative to the missile. In other words, an all-aspect missile can be launched against a target in a t...