Burnout velocity - definition of burnout velocity by The Free Dictionary
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The velocity attained by a missile at the point of burnout.
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5 km/second burnout velocity
, 250 meter/second divert, acceleration of 2 g's, and homing guidance.
, Stage 2: 8587 ft/sec (2538 m/sec)
We refer to these as lower-tier interceptors and show their performance based on a burnout velocity