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AGM-65 Maverick

Specifications
Primary Function: Air-to-surface guided missile
Contractors: Hughes Aircraft Co., Raytheon Co.
Power Plant: Thiokol TX-481 solid-propellant rocket motor
Autopilot Proportional Navigation
StabilizerWings/Flippers
PropulsionBoost Sustain
Variant AGM-65A/B AGM-65D AGM-65G AGM-65E AGM-65F
Service Air Force Marine Corps Navy
Launch Weight: 462 lbs
(207.90 kg)
485 lbs
(218.25 kg)
670 lbs
(301.50 kg)
630 lbs
(286 kg)
670 lbs
(301.50 kg)
Diameter: 1 foot (30.48 centimeters)
Wingspan: 2 feet, 4 inches (71.12 centimeters)
Range: 17+ miles (12 nautical miles/27 km)
Speed: 1150 km/h
Guidance System: electro-optical television imaging infrared Laser infrared homing
Warhead: 125 pounds
(56.25 kilograms)
cone shaped
300 pounds
(135 kilograms)
delayed-fuse penetrator, heavyweight
125 pounds
(56.25 kilograms)
cone shaped
300 pounds
(135 kilograms)
delayed-fuse penetrator, heavyweight
Explosive 86 lbs. Comp B 80 lbs. PBX(AF)-108
Fuse Contact FMU-135/B
COSTS Air Force
AGM-65D/G
Navy
AGM-65E/F
Development cost $168 million $25.5 million
Production cost $2,895.5 million $627.5 million
Total acquisition $3,063.5 million $653 million
Acquisition unit cost $129,322 $158,688
Production unit cost $17,000 $122,230 $152,491
Date Deployed: August 1972 February 1986 1989
Quantity 12,559 23,689 4,115
Aircraft: A-10, F-15E and F-16 F/A-18 F/A-18 and AV-8B



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