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ALCM



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ALCM
Credit: via Andreas Parsch
American air-to-surface missile family. Major long-range standoff attack missile of the US Air Force's strategic bombers from the 1980's.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • AGM-86A American air-to-surface missile. Subsonic Cruise Armed Decoy, full scale development begun in 1968, project cancelled 1973. Nuclear warhead. More...
  • ALCM Air-Launched Cruise Missile, the major long-range standoff attack missile of the for USAF B-52 bombers. At the end of the Cold War the nuclear warheads were replaced with high explosives. More...
  • AGM-86B American air-to-surface missile. The SCAD project was revived and the redesigned missile was designated the 'Air-Launched Cruise Missile'. Nuclear warhead. More...
  • AGM-86C American air-to-surface missile. Conventional warhead version of ALCM. More...

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