hunter-killer


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hunter-killer

adj
(Military) denoting a type of naval vessel, esp a submarine, designed and equipped to pursue and destroy enemy craft
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hunter-killer

nJagd-U-Boot nt
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Rheinmetalls Situational Awareness System (SAS), featuring automatic target detection and tracking, enhances the hunter-killer capability and minimizes crew reaction time.
Based on an electronic open architecture, the Lance was born with a hunter-killer capability afforded by its Rheinmetall Seoss sights; the fully stabilised Seoss-Sector provides a day/night sighting capability to the gunner and runs the weapon stabilisation, the fire control system also being stabilised to provide redundancy.
Set on board a British hunter-killer sub that's spying on Russian war games under the surface of the Barents Sea, the meticulously researched play centres on the claustrophobic lives of its crew and their reaction to the news that an enemy vessel has gone down.
The baker's latest PR hunter-killer dusts the crust from its gallery of sepia-tinged angels to cast a beaming girl in creepy Victoriana--think Emily from Bagpuss with seedy dough replacing heart-rending pathos--as she snaps up the brand's stunning new move in new product development .
The inquest heard how the men were in a war games training exercise on the hunter-killer class sub, sailing hundreds of feet under the arctic ice pack 170 miles north of Deadhorse, in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.
Captain Smith's heroism is recalled in a book entitled Hunter-Killer Squadron: Aero-Weapons, Aero-Scouts, Aero-Rifles, Vietnam 1965-1972.
11 that the MQ-9 Reaper, the Service's new hunter-killer unmanned aerial vehicle, is now flying operational missions in Afghanistan.
Leading operator mechanic Paul McCann, aged 32, from Halesowen, and his crewmate, 20-year-old Anthony Huntrod, died as their hunter-killer submarine HMS Tireless took part in an exercise beneath the Arctic ice cap on Wednesday.
HMS Tireless is a hunter-killer submarine and does not carry nuclear missiles.
These craft could perform "innovative" reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition functions and, coincidentally, perform hunter-killer missions.
The newer versions are the MQ-1, the same size as the RQ-1 but equipped to carry missiles - and the MQ-9 Hunter-Killer, a larger turboprop version able to operate at 40,000 to 50,000 feet.
Cllr Laurie Wright and his wife Jennifer travelled to Plymouth to visit the hunter-killer HMS Tireless.