Accession Number:

AD0021916

Title:

FEASIBILITY OF A CLOSE SUPPORT SSM SYSTEM. PART 1. DESIGN DATA

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

REDSTONE ARSENAL HUNTSVILLE AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

An evaluation of the Armys guided missiles indicated a need for close-support and short-range missiles to cover a zone of about 60 naut mi from the enemy borders. Recommendations are presented for solid-propellant type missiles with 1500-lb pay loads for a nominal range of 30 to 75 naut mi. Preliminary configuration designs are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
  • Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes
  • Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE