CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
- Jun 25, 2009
- Reaction score
Bill Gunston was right. According to this USAF card, the laser-guided Seeker was indeed a Martin Marietta product:PaulMM (Overscan) said:BAe offered the highly supersonic Sabre, based on the Rapier SAM airframe with a laser seeker. Bill Gunston suggests the seeker was by Martin Marietta and related to the Copperhead seeker.
- TEST PLAN, SLED TEST OF CLOSE AIR SUPPORT MISSILE LASER GUIDED SEEKER, AUG 72
- TEST PLAN, TEST OF CLOSE AIR SUPPORT MISSILE TASK 02 LASER GUIDED SEEKER, JUL 73
- FINAL REPORT FOR CLOSE AIR SUPPORT MISSILE SLED TEST FOR MARTIN MARIETTA SEEKER, FEB 74