Advanced Skills Management (ASM) System Records (November 12, 2008, 73 FR 66883) SYSTEM LOCATION: Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, 610 Dowell Street, Keyport, WA 98345-5000. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Navy and Marine Corps military, government and contractor personnel.
Jul 16, 2020 · The unrefueled range of F-2 fighters plus the effective range of their ASM-3 missiles. David Axe For all this capability, the ASM-3 still fits under the wing of an F-2 fighter, its primary carrier.
Naval Aviation Maintenance Program. The Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) is sponsored and directed by CNO, and administered/managed by CNAF and COMNAVAIRSYSCOM. COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 addresses maintenance policies, procedures, and responsibilities for the conduct of the NAMP at all levels of maintenance throughout naval aviation.
The ASM-3 is an supersonic anti-ship missile being developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to replace the ASM-1 and ASM-2 missiles. The major launch platform is the Mitsubishi F-2. Planned Initial Operational Capability was 2016.
It had a range of about 200 km (108 nautical miles). In 2017, a live-fire test was conducted using a decommissioned JMSDF vessel. The development was completed in 2018 and procurement would begin in fiscal year 2019 as ASM-3.
The ASM-3’s combined-cycle propulsion explains why it looks like a tiny spaceship. The missile follows GPS coordinates to the target zone then switches on a radar for terminal guidance. Its warhead-size is classified, but could be hundreds of pounds—enough to sink or disable many warships with a single hit.
What did Mitsubishi Heavy Industries do with the ASM-3?
Rather than field the missile in its current, 100-mile incarnation, officials sent the weapon back to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with one major note. Make the missile fly twice as far ... without making it much bigger. A year later, the ASM-3 has reappeared.