Active seeker flight test completed for Tomahawk missile in independent researchNews
January 14, 2016
TUCSON, Ariz. In a company-funded, independent research Raytheon engineers completed a captive flight test of a seeker designed for the Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile.
The test was conducted over a three-week period, where the aircraft flew profiles simulating the Tomahawk flight regime, aiming at dynamic land and sea targets.
The flight test used a modified Tomahawk missile nose cone mounted on a T-39 test aircraft and equipped with a seeker integrated with a modular, multi-mode processor.
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