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Active radar homing (ARH) is a missile guidance method in which a missile contains a radar transceiver (in contrast to semi-active radar homing, which uses only a receiver) and the electronics necessary for it to find and track its target autonomously.
Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.
Air Defense, Tactical Air Command (ADTAC) was a Named Unit of the United States Air Force, and operated at the Numbered Air Force echelon of Tactical Air Command.
The Air Force Armament Museum, adjacent to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the only facility in the U.S. dedicated to the display of Air Force armament.
The Air Force Space and Missile Museum is located at Launch Complex 26 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
The Air Force Systems Command (AFSC) is an inactive United States Air Force Major Command.
Alberta is a western province of Canada.
The Alberta Aviation Museum is a museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
Ashland is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States.
The Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow, often known simply as the Avro Arrow, was a delta-winged interceptor aircraft designed and built by Avro Canada.
The Bangor Air Defense Sector (BaADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Bangor Air National Guard Base is a United States Air National Guard base.
Biloxi is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
The Bristol Bloodhound is a British surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950s as the UK's main air defence weapon, and was in large-scale service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the forces of four other countries.
Blue Envoy (a Rainbow Code name) was a British project to develop a ramjet-powered surface-to-air missile.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
A bomber is a combat aircraft designed to attack ground and naval targets by dropping air-to-ground weaponry (such as bombs), firing torpedoes and bullets or deploying air-launched cruise missiles.
A booster rocket (or engine) is either the first stage of a multistage launch vehicle, or else a shorter-burning rocket used in parallel with longer-burning sustainer rockets to augment the space vehicle's takeoff thrust and payload capability.
The Boston Air Defense Sector (BADS) is an inactive United States Air Force Air Defense Command (ADC) organization.
Burlington International Airport is a joint-use civil-military airport in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States.
The Cabinet of Canada (Cabinet du Canada) is a body of ministers of the Crown that, along with the Canadian monarch, and within the tenets of the Westminster system, forms the government of Canada.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Camp Adair was a United States Army division training facility established north of Corvallis, Oregon, operating from 1942 to 1946.
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Musée de l'Aviation et de l'Espace du Canada) (formerly the Canada Aviation Museum and National Aeronautical Collection) is Canada's national aviation history museum.
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF; Forces armées canadiennes, FAC), or Canadian Forces (CF) (Forces canadiennes, FC), are the unified armed forces of Canada, as constituted by the National Defence Act, which states: "The Canadian Forces are the armed forces of Her Majesty raised by Canada and consist of one Service called the Canadian Armed Forces." This unified institution consists of sea, land, and air elements referred to as the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Canadian Army, and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
The Canadian federal election of 1963 was held on April 8 to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 26th Parliament of Canada.
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) (known as Cape Kennedy Air Force Station from 1963 to 1973) is an installation of the United States Air Force Space Command's 45th Space Wing.
Canadian Forces Base North Bay, also CFB North Bay, is an air force base located at the City of North Bay, Ontario about north of Toronto.
Chanute Air Force Base is a decommissioned United States Air Force facility, located in Champaign County, Illinois, south of and adjacent to Rantoul, Illinois, about south of Chicago.
Charleston Air Force Base is a United States military facility located in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Dane County Regional Airport (DCRA) (Truax Field) is a civil-military airport located six miles northeast of downtown Madison, the capital of Wisconsin.
The Detroit Air Defense Sector (DEADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The Duluth Air Defense Sector (DUADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Duluth Air National Guard Base is a United States Air National Guard base located on the grounds of Duluth International Airport.
The Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS) is a United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) unit permanently assigned to the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The Eastern Range (ER) is an American rocket range that supports missile and rocket launches from the two major launch heads located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida.
Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County.
The Encyclopedia Astronautica is a reference web site on space travel.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Ground Air Transmit Receive (GATR) "control sites" were the radio stations of a Cold War communications network in the Burroughs 416L SAGE Defense System deployed to automate ground-controlled interception using manned interceptors.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Hill Aerospace Museum, located in Roy, Utah, is a U.S. Air Force museum that is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program.
Hill Air Force Base is a major U.S. Air Force base located in northern Utah, just south of the city of Ogden, and near the towns of Clearfield, Riverdale, Roy, Sunset, and Layton.
Hurlburt Field is a United States Air Force installation located in Okaloosa County, Florida, immediately west of the Town of Mary Esther.
A hypergolic propellant combination used in a rocket engine is one whose components spontaneously ignite when they come into contact with each other.
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (delivering one or more thermonuclear warheads).
John George Diefenbaker (September 18, 1895 – August 16, 1979) was the 13th Prime Minister of Canada, serving from June 21, 1957 to April 22, 1963.
Keesler Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Biloxi, a city along the Gulf Coast in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
Kincheloe Air Force Base was a U.S. Air Force base during the Cold War.
Kirtland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport.
La Macaza is a municipality and village in the province of Quebec, Canada.
Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.
Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson (23 April 1897 – 27 December 1972) was a Canadian scholar, statesman, soldier, prime minister, and diplomat, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
Linthicum is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
A liquid-propellant rocket or liquid rocket is a rocket engine that uses liquid propellants.
The AQM-60 Kingfisher, originally designated XQ-5, was a target drone version of the USAF's X-7 test aircraft built by the Lockheed Corporation.
The Lockheed D-21 is an American supersonic, reconnaissance drone.
The Lockheed X-7 (dubbed the "Flying Stove Pipe") was an American unmanned test bed of the 1950s for ramjet engines and missile guidance technology.
In fluid dynamics, the Mach number (M or Ma) is a dimensionless quantity representing the ratio of flow velocity past a boundary to the local speed of sound.
Mag-Thor is the common name for a range of magnesium alloys containing thorium that are used in aerospace engineering.
The Marquardt RJ43-MA were ramjet engines used on the CIM-10 Bomarc missile, the D-21 drone, and the AQM-60.
McGuire AFB/McGuire, the common name of the McGuire unit of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, is a United States Air Force base located in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, approximately south-southeast of Trenton.
The Michigan Aeronautical Research Center (MARC) was one of America's leading air research organisations, run by the University of Michigan at Willow Run Airport.
Mont-Tremblant International Airport (officially La Macaza – Mont Tremblant International and formerly Rivière Rouge – Mont Tremblant International Airport) is a single runway airport located in the township of La Macaza, about north of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
The Museum of Aviation is the second-largest aerospace museum of the United States Air Force.
The National Electronics Museum, located in Linthicum, Maryland, displays the history of the United States defense electronics.
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History (formerly named National Atomic Museum) is a national repository of nuclear science information chartered by the 102nd United States Congress under Public Law 102-190, and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, northeast of Dayton, Ohio.
The Niagara Falls Air Force Missile Site was a Cold War USAF launch complex for Boeing CIM-10 Bomarc surface-to-air missiles.
The Nike Hercules, initially designated SAM-A-25 and later MIM-14, was a surface-to-air missile (SAM) used by U.S. and NATO armed forces for medium- and high-altitude long-range air defense.
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), known until March 1981 as the North American Air Defense Command, is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.
The North Bay Nugget is a daily newspaper in North Bay, Ontario, Canada.
North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.
The Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum, the largest aviation museum in Illinois, occupied part of the grounds of the decommissioned Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, Illinois.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Otis Air Force Base BOMARC site was a Cold War USAF launch complex for Boeing CIM-10 Bomarc surface-to-air missiles.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Paine Field, also known as Snohomish County Airport, is a small international airport serving part of the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.
Peterson Air and Space Museum is located inside Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Peterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force Base that shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, home to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Air Force Space Command headquarters, and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) headquarters.
Piccolo Field, (Formerly: Eglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #5), is a closed United States Air Force field.
The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.
A proximity fuze is a fuze that detonates an explosive device automatically when the distance to the target becomes smaller than a predetermined value.
A pulse-Doppler radar is a radar system that determines the range to a target using pulse-timing techniques, and uses the Doppler effect of the returned signal to determine the target object's velocity.
Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River.
A ramjet, sometimes referred to as a flying stovepipe or an athodyd (an abbreviation of aero thermodynamic duct), is a form of airbreathing jet engine that uses the engine's forward motion to compress incoming air without an axial compressor or a centrifugal compressor.
Rantoul is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States.
Robins Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force installation located in Houston County, Georgia, United States.
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
Santa Rosa Island is a 40-mile (64 km) barrier island located in the U.S. state of Florida, thirty miles (50 km) east of the Alabama state border.
The Sault Sainte Marie Air Defense Sector (SsmADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE, a name selected to mean "wise") was a system of large computers and associated networking equipment that coordinated data from many radar sites and processed it to produce a single unified image of the airspace over a wide area.
A solid-propellant rocket or solid rocket is a rocket with a rocket engine that uses solid propellants (fuel/oxidizer).
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Southeast Air Defense Sector (SEADS), was a unit of the US Air Force located at Tyndall Air Force Base near Panama City, Florida.
The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is a museum focusing on aircraft and nuclear missiles of the United States Air Force.
The Suffolk County Air Force Base Missile Annex (SAGE codename "BED") is a Formerly Used Defense Site (NY29799F12240/C02NY0714) on Long Island that was a CIM-10 Bomarc missile complex during the Cold War, west of Suffolk County Air Force Base.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
The Syracuse Air Defense Sector (SADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
In the field of weaponry, terminal guidance refers to any guidance system that is primarily or solely active during the "terminal phase", just before the weapon impacts its target.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
Thiokol (variously Thiokol Chemical Corporation, Morton-Thiokol Inc., Cordant Technologies Inc., Thiokol Propulsion, AIC Group, ATK Thiokol, ATK Launch Systems Group; finally Orbital ATK before becoming part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems) was an American corporation concerned initially with rubber and related chemicals, and later with rocket and missile propulsion systems.
TNT equivalent is a convention for expressing energy, typically used to describe the energy released in an explosion.
Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Atomic Energy Commission, commonly known as the AEC, was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Vandenberg Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base northwest of Lompoc, California.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The W40 nuclear warhead was an American fusion-boosted fission nuclear warhead developed in the late 1950s and which saw service from 1959 to 1972.
Warner Robins is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located in Houston County in the central part of the state.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The Washington Air Defense Sector (WaADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties.
The 20th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 21st Air Division (21st AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 22d Air Defense Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 23rd Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force intermediate echelon command and control organization.
The 24th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 26th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 29th Air Division (29th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 30th Air Division (30th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 30th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 32d Air Division (32d AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 33rd Air Division (33d AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 34th Air Division (34th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 35th Air Division (35th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 37th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 46th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 4751st Air Defense Missile Squadron is an discontinued United States Air Force unit.
The 6th Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 73d Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
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