Predator Airborne Missile Defense Test

predator airborne missile test

On August 16, 2016 San Diego experienced a major event. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. accomplished a tracking missile test under a contract that supported missile defense from a legit agency. There were two unmanned aircrafts that had Raytheon multi-spectral targeting systems that sighted a ballistic missile target and acted on the US Navy vessels. The reason this test was very important was due to the practice needed on adequacy to defeat missile defense.

The predator aircraft used in this missile defense practice is precise at lasting a long time in flight and able to submerge into medium high elevation. A great asset that is accompanied by this aircraft is the ability that it has to targeting the threats. This aircraft has an eagle eye for monitoring the opposing side and missions. Honeywell is to thank for the amazing turboprop engine secured inside the aircraft. 45,000 feet is the all-time high elevation that the Honeywell engine allows the predator to reach. 4 parts of the government are familiar with this turbo jet aircraft: the U.S. Airforce, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA, as well as some NATO countries.

The Pacific Dragon was a test ran on the coast located in Kauai, Hawaii. The Pacific Dragon is an occurrence of practice participated between the U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime, and republic of Korea Navy. This event is utilized to practice and perfect missile defense and better the eye for targets. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is supportive in catering aircrafts and equipment that are up to speed on targeting the enemy.

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