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SLIRBM  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
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Also Known As: Submarine Launched Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: ATK Alliant Techsystems and Lockheed Martin
Parent System: SLIRBM
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Submarine Launched Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (SLIRBM) is a two-stage, solid-propellant ballistic missile to be used against time-critical targets all over the world such as terrorist organizations. The US Navy awarded a 16-month developmental contract on solid rocket technology to Lockheed Martin and ATK in July 2005. The purpose of that contract is to demonstrate the affordability of such a weapon and its suitability for the US Navy's Guided Missile Submarines (SSGN).

The US Navy's SLIRBM requirements call for a weapon capable of delivering a conventional payload at ranges of more than 1,100 miles (1,800 kilometers) within 10-15 minutes after launch. The SSGNs will gain through the SLIRBM a no-notice prompt global strike capability.

SLIRBM Applications


Fighting Ships SSGN 726 Ohio

SLIRBM Specifications

Number of Stages: 2
Performance
Max Range: 1,800 kilometer (972 nautical mile)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

SLIRBM News

There are 3 news between
12 Jul 2005 and 15 Jan 2007
Monday, January 15, 2007SLIRBM Booster System Demonstrated Successfully
Monday, July 17, 2006Navy's SLIRBM First Stage Motor Successfully Tested
Tuesday, July 12, 2005US Navy Submarines May Deploy Conventional Ballistic Missiles

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