April 25, 2017
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Defending targets
Destruction of air defence and carrying out SEAD missions

A credible early military success will depend largely as how effectively enemy integrated air defence systems can be neutralized and fighter jets carry out suppression of enemy air defence mission for containing any repulsive attack.

Air defence missiles have gone through a lot of changes in the 21st century. Right from kinetic speed to long range attack capability, surface to air missiles are the key components of protecting vital national assets, population centers and military installations.    

Indeed, the airframe and controls of a missile impose structural and aerodynamic performance limitations.

Ideally, a missile airframe will employ a combination of wing and body lift to provide maximum turn rate with minimum energy bleed throughout all phases of its flight while maximizing range.

Most missile airframes use, much like fixed wing aircraft, indirect control forces to turn, ro
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