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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.

Development Cost $: 1,445.800 million. Recurring Price $: 1.875 million in 1982 dollars. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 1.849 million in 1982 dollars. Standard warhead: 110 kg (240 lb). Maximum range: 5,200 km (3,200 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Standard warhead: W80-1. Warhead yield: 150 KT. CEP: 0.32 km (0.19 mi). Boost Propulsion: Turbofan. Maximum speed: 970 kph (600 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1982. Total Number Built: 4348.

AKA: Air-Launched Cruise Missile; AGM-86B; ALCM.
Gross mass: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb).
Payload: 110 kg (240 lb).
Height: 6.32 m (20.73 ft).
Diameter: 0.69 m (2.26 ft).
Span: 3.26 m (10.69 ft).
Thrust: 2.64 kN (593 lbf).
Apogee: 14 km (9 mi).

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See also
  • ALCM American air-to-surface missile family. Major long-range standoff attack missile of the US Air Force's strategic bombers from the 1980's. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, USA. More...

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