16 -- Guided Missile Technology

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Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
Missile handling and launching; Transportation of missiles; Preparations for launching; Surface, air, space or underwater launching; Launching equipment; Checkout equipment and procedures; Missile service support equipment; Missile sites and storage; Missile ranges.

02 Guided Missile Trajectories, Accuracy and Ballistics Determination, analysis and processing of missile trajectory data including launch, boost, midcourse, unpowered, and reentry trajectories; Flight path analysis; Impact prediction; Impact data; Interior, exterior, terminal and reentry ballistics including hydroballistics and aeroballistics. For spacecraft reentry, See 22/03, Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry.

02/01 Guided Missile Dynamics, Configurations and Control Surfaces Operational characteristics and problems of full-scale missiles or models as they are affected by the dynamics of the environment. Includes theoretical and experimental aerodynamics, thermodynamics and hydrodynamics, as applied to missiles, missile control surfaces and configurations. For missile guidance systems, See 17/07/03, Air Navigation and Guidance.

03 Guided Missile Warheads and Fuzes Design and performance of all types of missile warheads including high explosive, chemical, biological and nuclear; Missile fuzes of all types. For rocket warheads and fuzes, See 19/07, Rockets. For reentry missile warheads, See 16/05, Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles.

04 Guided Missiles Guided missile theory, design, construction, performance and components. Includes damage assessment, vulnerability, survivability and threat analysis. For specific missile types, See 16/04/01, Air- and Space-Launched Guided Missiles, 16/04/02, Surface-Launched Guided Missiles, and 16/04/03, Underwater-Launched Guided Missiles. For endoatmospheric and exospheric ballistic missile defense systems, See 15/03/01, Antimissile Defense Systems.

04/01 Air- and Space-Launched Guided Missiles Theory, design, construction, performance and components. Includes damage assessment, vulnerability, survivability and threat analysis.

04/02 Surface-Launched Guided Missiles Theory, design, construction, performance and components. Includes damage assessment, vulnerability, survivability and threat analysis.

04/03 Underwater-Launched Guided Missiles Theory, design, construction, performance and components. Includes damage assessment, vulnerability, survivability and threat analysis.

05 Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles Theory, design, construction, performance and components. Includes damage assessment, vulnerability, survivability and threat analysis. For spacecraft reentry vehicles, See 22/02, Unmanned Spacecraft, or 22/02/01, Manned Spacecraft.