The Supersonic Sea Skimming Target (SSST) system is a non-recoverable, supersonic aerial target, capable of speeds of Mach 2 or greater and can be used as sea skimming target with terminal altitudes from 13.0 to 66.0 feet (absolute) or as a diving target with a maximum altitude of 52,000 feet and diving angles between 15 and 55 degrees. The SSST system air vehicle is ground launched and is capable of operation with current augmentation, scoring and range hardware.
Diameter: 13.8 inches
Weight: 1668 - 1740 lbs
Speed: Sea-Skimming Missions: Cruise - Mach 2.6 @ 50.0 ft (absolute)/Terminal - Mach 2.6 @ 13.0 ft (absolute) Diver Missions: Cruise - Mach 3.8 @ 52,000 ft/Terminal - Mach 0.7 - 3.0 @1000ft Range: Sea-Skimming Missions: Cruise 35 nmi/Terminal 10 nmi - Total 45 nmi, Diver Missions: 119 nmi.