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Index Fire-and-forget

Fire-and-forget is a type of missile guidance which does not require further guidance after launch such as illumination of the target or wire guidance, and can hit its target without the launcher being in line-of-sight of the target. [1]

67 relations: AAM-4, AASM, Acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter, Active radar homing, AGM-114 Hellfire, AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-84H/K SLAM-ER, AIM-120 AMRAAM, AIM-9 Sidewinder, Akash (missile), Anti-tank missile, Astra (missile), BrahMos, Brimstone (missile), CITEFA AS-25K, Command guidance, De Havilland Firestreak, EXACTO, Exocet, FGM-148 Javelin, FGM-172 SRAW, FIM-92 Stinger, FN-6, Global Positioning System, Harpoon (missile), Hermes (missile), HJ-12, HJ-9, Inertial navigation system, Infrared homing, IRIS-T, Kh-25, Kh-29, Kh-35, Kh-59, Laser designator, LFK NG, Manual command to line of sight, Mızrak-U, MICA (missile), Missile guidance, Missile Moyenne Portée, Nag (missile), P-800 Oniks, PARS 3 LR, PL-12, Precision-guided munition, R-27 (air-to-air missile), R-73 (missile), R-77, ..., RBS-15, Red Dean, Red Top (missile), RIM-174 Standard ERAM, RIM-66 Standard, Semi-automatic command to line of sight, Shershen, Skif (ATGM), SOM (missile), Sosna-R, Spike (missile), Type 01 LMAT, Wire-guided missile, 3M-54 Kalibr, 9K333 Verba, 9M123 Khrizantema, 9M133 Kornet-EM. Expand index (17 more) »


The Mitsubishi AAM-4 (Type 99 air-to-air missile) is a medium-range active radar homing air-to-air missile, considered as modern beyond-visual-range missile developed in Japan and intended to replace the semi-active radar homing AIM-7 Sparrow missile in service.

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The Armement Air-Sol Modulaire (Air-to-Ground Modular Weapon) (AASM) "Hammer" is a French Precision-Guided Munition developed by Safran Electronics & Defense.

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Acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter

An acousto-optic programmable dispersive filter (AOPDF) is a special type of collinear-beam acousto-optic modulator capable of shaping spectral phase and amplitude of ultrashort laser pulses.

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Active radar homing

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.

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AGM-114 Hellfire

The AGM-114 Hellfire is an air-to-surface missile (ASM) first developed for anti-armor use, but later models were developed for precision strikes against other target types, and have been used in a number of targeted killings of high-profile individuals.

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AGM-65 Maverick

The AGM-65 Maverick is an air-to-surface missile (AGM) designed for close air support.

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The AGM-84H/K SLAM-ER (Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response) is a precision-guided, air-launched cruise missile produced by Boeing Defense, Space & Security for the United States Armed Forces and their allies.

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The AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, or AMRAAM (pronounced "am-ram"), is a modern beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) capable of all-weather day-and-night operations.

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AIM-9 Sidewinder

The AIM-9 Sidewinder is a short-range air-to-air missile developed by the United States Navy at China Lake, California, in the 1950s, and subsequently adopted by the United States Air Force.

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Akash (missile)

Akash (Sanskrit: Ākāśa "Sky") is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and produced by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for Missile Systems and Bharat Electronics (BEL) for other radars, control centers in India.

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Anti-tank missile

An anti-tank missile (ATM), anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) or anti-armor guided weapon, is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily armored military vehicles.

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Astra (missile)

Astra (Astra: weapon) is an all weather beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, India.

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The BrahMos (designated PJ-10).

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Brimstone (missile)

Brimstone is an air-launched ground attack missile developed by MBDA for Britain's Royal Air Force.

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The AS-25K is an Argentine air-to-surface missile (ASM) under development by the CITEFA (Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de las FFAA - Armed Forces Scientific and Technical Research Institute) in two versions: air-sea and air-land.

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Command guidance

Command guidance is a type of missile guidance in which a ground station or aircraft relay signals to a guided missile via radio control or through a wire connecting the missile to the launcher and tell the missile where to steer in order to intercept its target.

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De Havilland Firestreak

The de Havilland Firestreak is a British first-generation, passive infrared homing (heat seeking) air-to-air missile.

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EXACTO, an acronym of EXtreme ACcuracy Tasked Ordnance, is a sniper rifle firing smart bullets being developed for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) by Lockheed Martin and Teledyne Scientific & Imaging in November 2008.

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The Exocet (French for "flying fish" The missile's name was given by M. Guillot, then technical director at Nord Aviation, after the French name for flying fish.) is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

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FGM-148 Javelin

The FGM-148 Javelin is an American man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile fielded to replace the M47 Dragon anti-tank missile in US service.

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The FGM-172 SRAW (Short-Range Assault Weapon), also known as the Predator SRAW, was a lightweight, close range missile system produced by Lockheed Martin, developed by Lockheed Martin and Israel Military Industries.

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FIM-92 Stinger

The FIM-92 Stinger is a Man-Portable Air-Defense System (MANPADS) that operates as an infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM).

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FN-6 or Feinu-6 is a third generation passive infrared homing (IR) man portable air defence system (MANPADS).

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Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.

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Harpoon (missile)

The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security).

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Hermes (missile)

75px Hermes (Гермес) is a family of modularly-designed guided missiles developed in Russia by the KBP Instrument Design Bureau.

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The Hongjian-12 is a third generation, man-portable, fire-and-forget infrared homing anti-tank missile of China.

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The Hong Jian-9 is an advanced, third-generation anti-tank missile system deployed by the People's Liberation Army.

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Inertial navigation system

An inertial navigation system (INS) is a navigation aid that uses a computer, motion sensors (accelerometers), rotation sensors (gyroscopes), and occasionally magnetic sensors (magnetometers) to continuously calculate by dead reckoning the position, the orientation, and the velocity (direction and speed of movement) of a moving object without the need for external references.

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Infrared homing

Infrared homing is a passive weapon guidance system which uses the infrared (IR) light emission from a target to track and follow it.

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The IRIS-T (Infra Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled) is a German-led program to develop a short-range infrared homing air-to-air missile to replace the AIM-9 Sidewinder found in some NATO member countries.

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The Kh-25/Kh-25M (Х-25; NATO:AS-10 'Karen) is a family of Soviet lightweight air-to-ground missiles with a modular range of guidance systems and a range of 10 km.

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The Kh-29 (Х-29; NATO: AS-14 'Kedge; GRAU: 9M721) is a Soviet air-to-surface missile with a range of 10–30 km.

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The Zvezda Kh-35 ('Star',., AS-20 'Kayak') is a Russian turbojet subsonic cruise anti-ship missile.

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The Kh-59 Ovod (Х-59 Овод 'Gadfly'; AS-13 'Kingbolt') is a Russian TV-guided cruise missile with a two-stage solid-fuel propulsion system and 200 km range.

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Laser designator

A laser designator is a laser light source which is used to designate a target.

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LFK NG from Lenkflugkörper Neue Generation ("New Generation Guided Missile") is under development by MBDA Germany and Diehl BGT Defence as the new short-range surface-to-air missile system for the German Army as a replacement for its Roland air defence systems and as a part of the army's new SysFla air defence program to supplement the new Ozelot air defence systems.

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Manual command to line of sight

Manual command to line of sight (MCLOS) is a method for guiding guided missiles.

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Mizrak-U or UMTAS (Uzun Menzilli Tanksavar Sistemi) is a long range air-to-surface anti-tank missile developed by Turkish armor and missile manufacturer Roketsan.

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MICA (missile)

The MBDA MICA (Missile d’interception, de combat et d’autodéfense, “interception, combat and self-defence missile”) is an anti-air multi-target, all weather, fire-and-forget short and medium-range missile system.

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Missile guidance

Missile guidance refers to a variety of methods of guiding a missile or a guided bomb to its intended target.

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Missile Moyenne Portée

Missile Moyenne Portée (Medium-Range Missile) is a French man-portable anti-tank guided missile.

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Nag (missile)

The Nag missile (IAST: Nāga; "Cobra") is an Indian third generation "fire-and-forget" anti-tank guided missile.

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P-800 Oniks

The P-800 Oniks (П-800 Оникс; Onyx), also known in export markets as Yakhont (Яхонт; ruby), is a Soviet/Russian supersonic anti-ship cruise missile developed by NPO Mashinostroyeniya as a ramjet version of P-80 Zubr.

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The PARS 3 LR in German service, also known as TRIGAT-LR (Third Generation AntiTank, Long Range) and AC 3G in French, is a fire-and-forget missile, which can be used against air or ground targets.

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The PL-12 is an active radar-guided beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile developed by the People's Republic of China.

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Precision-guided munition

A precision-guided munition (PGM, smart weapon, smart munition, smart bomb) is a guided munition intended to precisely hit a specific target, to minimize collateral damage and increase lethality against intended targets.

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R-27 (air-to-air missile)

The Vympel R-27 missile (NATO reporting name AA-10 Alamo) is a medium-to-long-range air-to-air missile developed by the Soviet Union.

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R-73 (missile)

The Vympel R-73 (NATO reporting name AA-11 Archer) is a short-range air-to-air missile developed by Vympel NPO that entered service in 1984.

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The Vympel NPO R-77 missile (NATO reporting name: AA-12 Adder) is a Russian medium range, active radar homing air-to-air missile system.

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The RBS-15 (Robotsystem 15) is a long-range fire-and-forget surface-to-surface and air-to-surface, anti-ship missile.

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Red Dean

The Red Dean was an air-to-air missile developed by the United Kingdom in the 1950s but cancelled before development was complete.

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Red Top (missile)

The Hawker Siddeley (later British Aerospace) Red Top was the third indigenous British air-to-air missile to enter service, following the de Havilland Firestreak and limited-service Fairey Fireflash.

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RIM-174 Standard ERAM

The RIM-174 Standard Extended Range Active Missile (ERAM), or Standard Missile 6 (SM-6) is a missile in current production for the United States Navy.

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RIM-66 Standard

The RIM-66 Standard MR (SM-1MR/SM-2MR) is a medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM), with a secondary role as anti-ship missile, originally developed for the United States Navy (USN).

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Semi-automatic command to line of sight

Semi-automatic command to line of sight (SACLOS) is a method of missile command guidance.

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The Shershen (Шершень; Hornet) is a Belarusian third generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), based on Ukrainian ATGM Skif but reportedly with additional capabilities.

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Skif (ATGM)

The Skif is Ukrainian anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) developed by the Luch State Design Bureau.

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SOM (missile)

SOM Cruise Missile (Satha Atılan Orta Menzilli Mühimmat) is a next-generation high precision cruise missile, which can be launched from land, sea and air platforms developed by TÜBİTAK SAGE, Defence Research and Development Institute of Turkey.

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The Sosna-R (Pine) 9M337 (SA-24) is a Russia short range air defense anti-aircraft missile system designed to protect military units from air attacks in all types of combat situations, including during march, that was developed by KB Tochmashas a successor to 9K35 Strela-10.

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Spike (missile)

Spike is an Israeli fourth-generation man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile and anti-personnel missile with a tandem-charge HEAT warhead.

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Type 01 LMAT

The is a Japanese man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile.

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Wire-guided missile

A wire-guided missile is a missile that is guided by signals sent to it via thin wires connected between the missile and its guidance mechanism, which is located somewhere near the launch site.

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3M-54 Kalibr

The Russian 3M-54 Калибр (Kalibr) and 3M-14 Бирюза (Biryuza, Turqoise) (NATO codename SS-N-27 Sizzler and SS-N-30A) are Russian surface ship and submarine-launched anti-ship and coastal anti ship (AShM) and land attack cruise missiles (LACM) developed by the Novator Design Bureau (OKB-8).

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9K333 Verba

The 9K333 Verba (Верба, "Willow") is a Russian fourth-generation man-portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM) MANPADS.

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9M123 Khrizantema

No description.

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9M133 Kornet-EM

The Kornet-EM Russian anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) is an improved 9M133 Kornet variant introduced in 2012 designed to defeat vehicles with explosive reactive armor, is jamming resistant and uses technical vision with an automatic target tracker to make it a "fire and forget" missile, giving it a 5-times increase in accuracy of target tracking at any range.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire-and-forget

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