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February 1, 1990 | PSYCHE PASCUAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A guided missile capable of destroying a single target while leaving nearby structures intact has been unveiled at the Navy's Pacific Missile Testing Center at Point Mugu. The missile is described by Navy officials as key in improving the accuracy of the fleet's air attacks. An increased need for more precision in conventional warheads prompted the Navy to develop the Standoff Land Attack Missile, designed to hit and transmit target images at a distance of up to 100 miles.
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NEWS
February 6, 1991
SLAM is a derivative of the Harpoon anti-ship missile. It provides the Navy with surgical strike capability against fixed land targets or ships. 1. Carrier-based deployment * Target location and other mission data are generated from information sources on board the carrier and are loaded into missile prior to takeoff. 2. Launch from attack aircraft * Can be launched from safe standoff ranges in excess of 50 nautical miles. Once launched, the missile may be controlled from even greater ranges. 3.
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NEWS
February 6, 1991
SLAM is a derivative of the Harpoon anti-ship missile. It provides the Navy with surgical strike capability against fixed land targets or ships. 1. Carrier-based deployment * Target location and other mission data are generated from information sources on board the carrier and are loaded into missile prior to takeoff. 2. Launch from attack aircraft * Can be launched from safe standoff ranges in excess of 50 nautical miles. Once launched, the missile may be controlled from even greater ranges. 3.
NEWS
January 28, 1991
First ballistic missile attack on Israel: Palestinian guerrillas in Lebanon frequently fire Katyusha rockets at northern Israel, but the Iraqi Scud attack on Jan. 18 was the first full-fledged missile assault. Women in large numbers in combat support roles: Of more than 475,000 American military personnel serving in the Persian Gulf, 27,000 -- or 6% -- are women. Women soldiers make up 11.4% of American army personnel in Operation Desert Storm. Only 1.5% of U.S.
NEWS
January 28, 1991
First ballistic missile attack on Israel: Palestinian guerrillas in Lebanon frequently fire Katyusha rockets at northern Israel, but the Iraqi Scud attack on Jan. 18 was the first full-fledged missile assault. Women in large numbers in combat support roles: Of more than 475,000 American military personnel serving in the Persian Gulf, 27,000 -- or 6% -- are women. Women soldiers make up 11.4% of American army personnel in Operation Desert Storm. Only 1.5% of U.S.
NEWS
February 1, 1990 | PSYCHE PASCUAL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A guided missile capable of destroying a single target while leaving nearby structures intact has been unveiled at the Navy's Pacific Missile Testing Center at Point Mugu. The missile is described by Navy officials as key in improving the accuracy of the fleet's air attacks. An increased need for more precision in conventional warheads prompted the Navy to develop the Standoff Land Attack Missile, designed to hit and transmit target images at a distance of up to 100 miles.
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