Re: THAAD missed.

Michael Lorrey (
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 00:31:45 -0500

Spike Jones wrote:

> Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> > What sort of warhead does [THAAD] have?
> None. Metal to metal contact required.

I don't have much hope of that being very successfull. A shotgun approach would be better, IMHO.

> > Any technical pages on what is going on?
> So far it looks like just official-speak. They had a good boost stage,
> good feedback, good jetison, endgame guidance acquired target and
> reported attitude control was working and it was heading in....
> then missed by about 30 meters. They are saying that was an
> encouraging result, so lets wait and see. Ill let ya know if I find
> any good URLs. spike

I just read in the paper that the contractor is paying a penalty for the test failure of $15 million to the government. I'd like to know who in the government negotiated that contract, we need to get him/her more work.

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