Supersonic Tactical Missile (STM) Radome Development,
BRUNSWICK CORP MARION VA DEFENSE DIV
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The Supersonic Tactical Missile program included a radome development based on the geometry depicted. The nose radome was a Von Karman body of revolution, 38 inches long with a 15 inch base diameter. The enclosed radiometer system utilized a 12 inch vertically polarized aperture providing four main lobes an azimuth pair and an elevation pair and operating over a narrow bandwidth 4.3 centered at 235 GHz. This contrast seeker was gimballed on the radome longitudinal axis and limited to a primary tracking field of or- 15 degrees about this axis.