Author Topic: alternative to sub-launched missiles ?  (Read 2406 times)

Offline raafif

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alternative to sub-launched missiles ?
« on: August 23, 2014, 09:17:35 AM »
a real project that was worked on by Airships International in the '70/80s but terminated .... no other info from the site ...

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Re: alternative to sub-launched missiles ?
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2014, 11:50:52 AM »
Reminds me of an airship-deployed version of Sea-Launch.  If you can get an accurate enough fix on your launch location, it could work.

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Re: alternative to sub-launched missiles ?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2014, 02:41:28 AM »
That is one John M. Mellberg’s images - you can see more here.  What's really interesting re the design shown is that it has an internally thruster system as opposed to external props).  You can see more here:

There is also one image with Harriers etc inside:

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