Note on the effect of interceptor performance on kill potential

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum; no. AE-81a
Physical description22 p.
AbstractIn this note calculations are made of the probability of positioning interceptors of different performance so that successful missile firings can be made against bomber of sub¬sonic and supersonic performance. It is concluded that effective¬ ness is greatly decreased if the interceptor suffers a speed dis¬ advantage relative to the bomber, but that it is not greatly 1ncreased by a speed advantage, that a subsonic interceptor can be as effective as a M ach number two interceptor against a Type 3'1 bomber, and that the effectiveness of a supersonic interceptor is insensitive to differences in performance estimates.
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PublisherNational Aeronautical Establishment. Aerodynamics
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteThe author was affiliated with National Aeronautical Establishment, Aerodynamics
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NPARC number23000746
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