We hope you are enjoying our series on the AGM 114 Hellfire Missile. It is proving to be difficult to replace, and newer marks of this weapon are being deployed now. More are in the works under development.
Here are the basic stats of the basic Hellfire Missile. Remember these specifications are from Wikipedia, and this source is not always reliable about detail and stats. However, in this case they have done a good job as most of these stats can be found at the Lockheed/Martin site and other sites around the web agree with most of these listed here.
Type Air-to-surface and surface-to-surface missile
Place of origin United States
In Service 1984- Present
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Weight 100-108lb (45.4-49kg)
Length 64 in (163 cm)
Diameter 7 in (17.8 cm)
Warhead High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT); 20 lb (9 kg) tandem anti-armor
Metal augmented charge (MAC); 18 lb (8 kg) shaped-charge
Engine Solid-fuel rocket
Wingspan 13 in (33 cm)
range 546 yd – 5 mi (500 m – 8 km)
Speed Mach 1.3 (950 mph; 425 m/s)
system Semi-active laser homing
millimeter wave radar seeker
platform Rotary- and fixed-wing platforms, Unmanned aerial vehicle, tripods, ships, and ground vehicles
From your friends,
LittleDragon and Send it Boi
Did not know that the Hellfire was made the year I finished High School.
on behalf of self and little brother, domo arigato goziemasu.
Nice Pic Ryo.