Accession Number : ADD009737
Title : Decoy Missile.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Campbell,George S
Report Date : 20 Jul 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : A decoy missile having a high moment of inertia with a corresponding reduction of the natural oscillation frequency for simulating reentry of a ballistic nose cone into the earth's atmosphere. High density ballast material in the base section such that the distance between the center of pressure and the center of gravity is equal to one-half the base diameter.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Decoys, *Guided missiles, *Oscillation, Stabilization systems, Ballast, High density, Materials, Nose cones, False targets, Reentry vehicles
Subject Categories : Guided Missiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE