On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, you wrote:
> The cruise missile is slow and, as far as I know not equipped to perform
> any evasive maneuvers. The only thing going for it is its ground-hugging
> capability so that once you have the ability to pick it out of ground
> clutter, it's not that much more difficult to hit than a float in the Rose
> Parade. Not much of an accomplishment that.
To the best of my knowledge, late generation cruise missiles are capable
both of detecting and evading threats. It is my understanding that the
safest flight path is determined in real-time based on the profile of
threats picked up by its sensor systems.
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