(27) Discussions over acquiring LACMs
have surfaced on occasion since the early years of the twenty-first century, particularly with the Tomahawk land-attack missile available as a means of attacking ballistic-missile launch sites (and vehicles).
Long-acting contraceptives (LACM
) with the implant (Jadelle) and the intrauterine device (IUD) were the most prescribed during this campaign because of the importance they were given during the individual counseling sessions.
Cruise missiles are generally classified into two categories as anti-ship cruise missiles (ASCMs) and land attack cruise missile (LACMs
), however, more countries are attracted towards the latter.
The P-15 would provide the basic foundation for China's future development of more advanced ASCMs and eventually LACMs
The H-6K, an improved variant of the H-6 (originally adapted from a late-1950s Soviet design), has extended range of around 2,400 to 3,100 miles and can carry China's new long-range LACM
, the CJ-10.
consists of a user interface and an administrative module.
The government inducted the first battery of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile (LACM
) in July 2007.
Since Operation Desert Storm, LACMs
have become a centerpiece of US military strike operations.
other weapons, Shang-class SSNs may carry LACMs
. Although ASCMs are
In addition to extended range ASCMs, the LUYANG III DDG, which is expected to enter the force in 2014, may also be equipped with advanced SAMs, anti-submarine missiles, and possibly an eventual land-attack cruise missile (LACM
) from its multipurpose vertical launch system.
Similarly, the United States could reduce the anticipated advantage SRBMs and LACMs
offer for holding its fighters and bombers at risk by investing in passive and active defensive measures at its bases in the region.
The PLA reportedly has the world's largest force of ground-launched land attack cruise missiles (LACMs
), with about 100 LACMs
entering the operational force each year and up to 500 CJ-10 LACMs