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Cruise missiles

evolution, proliferation, and future

by Sitakanta Mishra

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Published by KW Publishers in association with Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cruise missiles

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSitakanta Mishra ; introduction by Jasjit Singh
    ContributionsCentre for Air Power Studies (New Delhi, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1312.C7 M57 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25142018M
    ISBN 109380502818
    ISBN 109789380502816
    LC Control Number2011351584
    OCLC/WorldCa762321752

    Aircraft launched cruise missiles (ALCMs) pose a different problem, as aircraft (due to altitude and the curvature of the earth) can identify a carrier group from greater distance than a sub or ship.


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