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  AGM-86 Air-Launched Cruise Missile [ALCM] United States Nuclear Forces
The first ALCM powered flight took place on 5 March 1976 over the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico when a B-52G crew ejected an ALCM from a SHAM rotary launcher.
During the 30-minute flight, the ALCM successfully negotiated four terrain correlation mapped areas and completed a terrain correlation update in each area.
On 21 September 1982, the 416th became the first operational wing to conduct an ALCM operational test launch, and on 16 December, the 416th was declared the first combat-ready ALCM-equipped wing.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/usa/bomber/alcm.htm   (811 words)

 Cruise Missiles Parts I, II
In spite of the fact that the ALCM airframe was not optimised for minimum radar signature, either in shape or materials, it has a small cross section which will apparently be reduced by the use of stealth technologies in future upgrades.
Though the ALCM has had numerous teething troubles, both in software (resulting in the recent flight tests over Northern Canada serving to acquire calibration data on flat polar terrain performance and Coriolis effect compensation) and in powerplant performance, it is an effective system.
The overall significance of the ALCM is however far lessened when one considers also the effects of submarine and ground launched theatre nuclear cruise missiles, weapons of comparable capabilities with very flexible modes of deployment.
www.ausairpower.net /TE-Cruise-Missiles-1985.html   (7122 words)

 [4.0] ALCM & SLCM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The USAF had given ALCM low priority, and in fact there were many in the USAF command hierarchy that had a low opinion of the whole idea of cruise missiles.
ALCM is powered by a Williams Research F107-100 engine, and carries a W-80 nuclear warhead with 200 kilotonnes yield, as developed for SRAM.
The fact that the radar altimeter points straight down ensures that the missile doesn't give itself away by its radar emissions, but as the missile flies at low altitude, mission planners must ensure that it climbs when the TERCOM maps indicate a cliff is ahead.
www.vectorsite.net /twcruz_4.html   (6966 words)

 Lawn & Landscape Magazine :: News :: Dan Foley Honored with ALCM Beacon Award
He recognized the members of ALCM and cited his involvement with the association as the proving ground for his tenure with the Associated Landscape Contractors America.
ALCM Executive Director, M. Virginia Wood, who received the Beacon Award last year, spoke about Foley’s accomplishments and dedication to the association and the industry.
ALCM members who would like to nominate someone for the Beacon Award may submit a letter outlining the recommendation to the ALCM board of directors by June 1.
www.lawnandlandscape.com /news/news.asp?ID=3039   (395 words)

 Catholic Culture : Highlights & Commentary
In other words, the ALCM is at odds with the Magisterium of the Church (MC), represented by the Pope, on a number of different issues.
ALCM takes advantage of a USCCB absence to lean across the table and say to MC, “You know, you really are out of it, old man. You need to back down from your theoretical mumbo-jumbo and lighten up.
Once ALCM has left, the USCCB begins crafting a press release about ushering in a new era of understanding, tolerance, and peace among the faithful, and calling for a greater involvement of the laity in just about everything.
www.catholicculture.org /highlights/highlights.cfm?id=95   (1827 words)

 AGM-86 ALCM Air-Launched Cruise Missile  - Strategic Air Command - Nuclear Warhead
The AGM-86B ALCM (Air-Launched Cruise Missile) is the major long-range standoff attack missile of the U.S. Air Force's B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers.
Development of the ALCM can be traced back to January 1968, when the USAF drew up a requirement for a vehicle called SCAD (Subsonic Cruise Aircraft Decoy).
SCAD was to be a decoy missile carried by B-52 and B-1A bombers, which was to simulate the bombers on radar to disrupt enemy air-defense systems.
www.strategic-air-command.com /missiles/Aircraft-Launched_Missiles/agm-86B_ALCM_missile.htm   (1152 words)

 Williams International F107-WR-101 Turbofan Engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It weighs only 146 pounds and yet generates 600 pounds of thrust, which propels the 3,200 pound ALCM at a sustained speed of around 550 miles per hour.
The engine starts when the ALCM is launched from its carrier aircraft and its folded inlet fully deploys.
This engine was recovered from the Utah Test and Training Range following an ALCM test flight and later donated to the museum.
www.hill.af.mil /museum/photos/coldwar/williams.htm   (144 words)

 Boeing: History -- Products - Boeing AGM-86B/C Air-Launched Cruise Missile
Boeing began modifying the ALCM inventory from nuclear to nonnuclear warheads in June 1986.
Six short-range ALCM missiles (AGM-86A) were test-flown in 1977 but in 1980, the longer range AGM-86B was ordered into production.
The AGM-86D program modifies additional ALCM missiles with an advanced penetrating warhead to quickly provide theater commanders with a long-range weapon to precisely attack an enemy's most valuable facilities.
www.boeing.com /history/boeing/alcm.html   (397 words)

 AIR LAUNCHED CRUISE MISSILE ALCM AGM-86   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The USAF originally intended the ALCM as a nuclear strike weapon but has since modified the A model into conventional warhead B models.
A second strike of a bunker buster 1,000+ pound AGM-86B had to be targeted against the Iraqi bunker to destroy it.
All the USAF launched ALCM cruise missiles were Block 1 types equipped with heavy conventional warheads for bunker busting.
www.softwar.net /agm86.html   (405 words)

 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Each such Soviet heavy bomber (up to a maximum of 180) is counted as 8 warheads even though it may be equipped to carry up to 16 ALCM's.
-- Any heavy bomber equipped for long-range nuclear ALCM's deployed in excess of 150 for the U.S. or 180 for the Soviet Union will be accountable by the number of ALCM's the heavy bomber is actually equipped to carry.
ALCM's are limited indirectly through their association with heavy bombers.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /research/papers/1991/91073108.html   (1513 words)

 AGM-86C Conventional Air Launched Cruise Missile [CALCM] - United States Nuclear Forces
In February 1974, the Air Force entered into contract to develop and flight-test the prototype AGM-86A ALCM, which was slightly smaller than the later B and C models.
The ALCM became operational four years earlier, in December 1982, with the 416th Bombardment Wing at Griffiss Air Force Base, NY, which deactivated when the base closed in 1995.
This ALCM to CALCM modification program was conducted under under classified contract F34601-91-C-1156, which delivered the last lot of AGM-86C's to the Air Force in June 1993.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/usa/bomber/calcm.htm   (1245 words)

 ALCM Assoicate in Loss Control Management Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Although there is no mandatory sequence for ALCM, we encourage you to begin with the course for which you have a strong background and experience.
Completion of the ALCM program, which includes passing the CPCU exams, gives you credit for two CPCU courses (CPCU 1+, CPCU 5 and/or CPCU 7).
Passing the ALCM 74, 75, or 76 examination satisfies the CPCU Related Studies requirement of the CPCU program.
www.aicpcu.org /students/counseling/courses/ALCM.htm   (210 words)

 Museum of Flight
The AGM-86B ALCM (Air-Launched Cruise Missile) is a small, unmanned air vehicle carried by U.S. Air Force B-52 and B-1 bombers.
Operational since late 1982, the cruise missile is called a "stand-off weapon" because of its ability to hit a target hundreds of miles away without endangering air crews.
The ALCM flies low, at treetop level, so as not to be detected and fired upon.
www.museumofflight.org /Collection/Aircraft.asp?RecordKey=F9727EE6-F150-4EE3-A943-96FC45C27DCE   (170 words)

The low ALCM inventory is one reason being circulated for the the early combat deployment of the stealth bombers into heavily defended Serbian airspace.
Robot missiles such as the Boeing ALCM are used in areas where manned fighters would be exposed to dangerous air defenses.
Boeing ALCMs are currently launched by the aging B-52 bombers, flying safely outside of enemy airspace.
www.softwar.net /xf117a.html   (1662 words)

 UNICEF - Global Movement for Children
Forced from her home by war four years ago, Baeni now spends every afternoon working with a grass-roots group, the Association Lutte Contre la Malnutrition (ALCM), providing food for 100 children and hope for their families who are trapped in a nightmarish cycle of war and deprivation.
Baeni, who earns the equivalent of $120 a month as an insurance company accountant, launched ALCM in 1996 with the support of her husband, a veterinarian.
When asked how important the ALCM has been to him, he looks over at Baeni, and then at some of the women making lunch.
www.unicef.org /gmfc/leave.htm   (511 words)

 USAFHPA Pictures
Picture of H-53 MARS approaching for the "catch" of an Air Launched Cruise Missle (ALCM) during testing.
It was called an "Annular Ring" and was about 65 feet in diameter with a 13 foot engagement chute.
It was much smaller than any of the AQM-34 series RPV's chutes due too the limited space in the ALCM.
www.usafhpa.org /h53mars.htm   (240 words)

 UMN: Asian Languages and Literature: Graduate Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
We think you’ll find that ALCM allows for greater curricular flexibility than is typical in traditional Asian language and literature graduate programs.
While we are committed to focusing on Asian cultural texts, we also share the theoretical and methodological concerns common in departments of comparative literature and cultural studies.
Most ALCM courses therefore will be organized around a particular theoretical issue or problematic that is of broad interest to scholars in the humanities and social sciences today.
www.all.umn.edu /graduate/index.htm   (212 words)

 ALCOM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
ALCM is the only non-profit professional trade association in Massachusetts specifically created to serve the landscape contracting industry.
For over 30 years, ALCM has provided valuable resources and education to enhance the professionalism and expertise of its members.
If you are interested in certification or becoming a member, or, for more information about ALCM please select the links at the left.
www.alcom.org   (91 words)

 The W-80 Warhead
There are some differences in the design of the fission primary (different grades of plutonium used, some differences in the high explosive assembly), and in the mounting and installation hardware for the different cruise missile bodies, but in little else.
The W-80 is the warhead used on the three cruise missiles currently in the U.S. arsenal - the Mod 0 with the SLCM (sea launched cruise missile), the Mod 1 with the ALCM (air launched cruise missile) and the ACM (advanced cruise missile, an air launched weapon incorporating stealth technology).
Since the ALCM is carried externally at high altitudes for inter-continental delivery, it is subjected to sub-freezing temperatures for long periods of time.
nuclearweaponarchive.org /Usa/Weapons/W80.html   (874 words)

 START I Annex 4 to Inspection Protocol
For long-range non-nuclear ALCMs stored in containers, prior to the commencement of such procedures, the inspectors shall have the right to make linear measurements of the dimensions of the container, and the in-country escort shall open the container and remove the missile.
A member of the in-country escort shall, at the request of the inspectors, photograph the contents of the container subject to the procedures provided for in paragraph 27 of Section VI of this Protocol.
A member of the in-country escort shall, at the request of the inspectors, photograph the ALCM subject to the procedures provided for in paragraph 27 of Section VI of this Protocol.
www.bits.de /NRANEU/START/documents/start1/aip04.htm   (2277 words)

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It seems to be in the same class- a long range weapon for striking beyond SAM ranges.
USN-MID RE:JAASM vs ALCM 8/30/2004 2:53:02 PM Also the terminal phase is done by an infrared seeker, instead of GPS.
ACM and ALCM is too large (3300 to 3600 pounds).
www.strategypage.com /militaryforums/387-721.aspx   (176 words)

 0604361N Air-Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) (H)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The ALCM will complement the penetrating bomber by providing self-suppression of defenses, reducing bomber range flown in defended areas, extend target coverage potential, and increase hard target capability.
It will be loadable in the SRAM rotary rack on the B-52 or B-1 and can be carried externally with range-extending belly tanks on the B-52.
Excludes civilian and military manpower and their related costs and military construction costs which are included in appropriate management and support elements in this program.
www.brookings.edu /fp/projects/NUCWCOST/definitions/060436106.htm   (155 words)

 National Worship Conference
Church musicians, pastors, students and worship leaders from all denominations are welcome.
Explore diverse worship and music experiences, discover the marvelous churches and musical gifts of the San Diego area, and meet the gifted individuals who will lead worship, plenary sessions and workshops.
ALCM works to strengthen the practice of worship and church music.
www.faithonline.org /sd2003/index.html   (375 words)

 AGM-86 ALCM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The AGM-86 ALCM was developed by USAF in 1984.
It was used common by United States Air Force until 0.
It can rotate at 11.0 degrees per second, its maximum tracking range is 434.96 miles.
www.armourdave.com /weaponsdev/reference/weaponInfo/WeaponData115.html   (210 words)

 AGM-86 ALCM - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In combination, they dilute an enemy's forces and complicate defense of its territory.
During the Operation Desert Storm, the CALCM had been carried on the B-52G and wing-mounted pylons.
In 1996 and 1997, 200 additional CALCMs were produced from excess ALCMs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ALCM   (998 words)

 ALCM - French-English Dictionary WordReference.com
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 Acronym Finder Definition: What does ALCM stand for?
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distinguishability of nuclear and non-nuclear ALCMs: Treaty III.9(f); letter, Dec.
ALCM carriers: Treaty XI.12(a); Inspect Pro XV.1; Inspect Anx 4.1;
ALCM carrier (heavy bombers equipped for long-range nuclear ALCMs): Def Anx 9
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /acda/starthtm/index.htm   (5513 words)

 Welcome to the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians
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