Navy to use simulation in place of canceled cruise-missile target program

By Justin Doubleday / March 3, 2016 at 9:05 AM
The Navy will use a modeling and simulation program to test against supersonic, anti-ship cruise missiles after a program to develop a real target was canceled last year. The requirement for a target to test against a "family of multi-stage supersonic anti-ship cruise msisile threats with subsonic cruise transitioning to supersonic terminal phase" remains in place, Capt. Tom Cecil, program manager for aerial targets and decoy systems (PMA-208), wrote in a Feb. 23 statement to Inside the Navy . "The...

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