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Offline Mark Nankivil

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Northrop Super Snark
« on: January 22, 2014, 09:59:20 am »
Hi All -

I found the following drawing in Gerald Balzer's collection for a proposed "Super Snark" which initially was geared towards a Mach 3.0 speed but later upped to Mach 3.5.  Imagine disposing of a J-58 or J-93 each time you sent a Super Snark on its way!

Enjoy the Day!  Mark

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Re: Northrop Super Snark
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2014, 11:06:48 am »
Jerry Huben drawing.

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Re: Northrop Super Snark
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2014, 12:40:13 pm »
Great find, Mark! -SP
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« Last Edit: February 06, 2014, 06:54:55 am by fightingirish »
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McDonnell Douglas Model 225 painting by "The Artist" Michael Burke (Tavush) 2018, found at deviantart.com and at Secret Projects Forum » Research Topics » User Artwork » McDonnell Douglas Model 225 Painting

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Re: Northrop Super Snark
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2019, 05:36:05 am »
Just a thought... were there any ideas about equipping the basic subsonic "Snark" with ATRAN low-altitude control system, designed for MGM-13 "Mace"? So the missile would went under astro-inertial system to pre-determined point, then dive to low altitude, activate her ATRAN, and went at 300 ft guided by radar map? It would solve rather nicely both the accuracy problem and vulnerability problem even for mid-1960s (albeit the range would drop... but more economical turbofan engine could probably solve that)