(1) self-protect (which attacks targets that pose
immediate threat to the aircraft), (2) target of
opportunity (which attacks discrete targets important to
the tactical situation), and (3) prebrief (missile
programmed to the vicinity of known or expected
targets, and to attack when lock-on is achieved).
Launch aircraft for the HARM are the EA-6B and
The AGM-119B (fig. 3-14) is a fire and forget,
antisurface ship, all-up-round (AUR) missile. The
missile uses inertial guidance and infrared (IR) homing.
The AGM-119B is intended to be launched from the
SH-60B LAMPS helicopter. It is the first helicopter-
launched, air-surface, antiship missile system in the
U.S. Navy inventory.
The missile launch assembly (MLA) contains the
missile control system (MCS) and attaches to the wing
pylon of the SH-60B LAMPS Mk III helicopter. It
provides mechanical attachment points for the missile
suspension capability). The MLA, with BRU-14
attached, carries and launches the Penguin missile on
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Within the radome of the Sparrow III missile,
the target seeker receives and interprets the
radar energy reflected from the target.
The flight control section, which consists of
the autopilot and hydraulic group, provides
the Sparrow III missile with control signals
and mechanical energy to move external
control surfaces to guide the missile.
The DRTM is attached to the aft end of the
missile flight control section of the Sparrow
The Harpoon guided missile is launched from
F/A-18, S3, and P-3 aircraft.
The Harpoon missile is less susceptible to
radar detection because of its low-level
The sections of the Harpoon missile include
the guidance, warhead, sustainer, and boat-
passive infrared target detection.
The five major components of the Sidewinder
missile include the guidance and control
Figure 3-14.AGM-119B Penguin missile.