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Offline zen

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SIGS-16
« on: April 29, 2018, 09:06:05 am »
Can someone explain why SIG-16 was put forward to the SIGS requirement when it supposedly lacked the desired range and supposedly SIGS always has a range requirement of over 20,000yards?
Also why is it designed with light alloys that limit it to mach 3 as a maximum speed for the duration of it's flight?
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Re: SIGS-16
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2018, 09:38:19 am »
Correction to above
SIGS requirement seems 20,000yards for low level targets and 30,000yards for high level targets.

SIG-16 meets this requirement.

But not chosen...?
Why when it's smaller than the CF299 ?

Another question, why does SIG-16 require a seperate booster?
After all surely this could be achieved in a unitary vehicle. Even if that meant using technology from Blue Water?