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AIM-120 AMRAAM Slammer

Specifications
Primary Function Air-to-air tactical missile
Contractor Hughes Aircraft Co. and Raytheon Co.
Power Plant High performance
Length 143.9 inches (366 centimeters)
Launch Weight 335 pounds (150.75 kilograms)
Diameter 7 inches (17.78 centimeters)
Wingspan 20.7 inches (52.58 centimeters)
Range
  • "over 15 km" to "up to 25 km"
  • 20+ miles (17.5+ nautical miles)
  • 40 km = AMRAAM-ER
  • ?? 5575 km = AIM-120A/B
  • ?? >105 km = AIM-120C-5
  • ?? >180 km = AIM-120D(C-8)
  • Speed Supersonic
    Guidance System Active radar terminal/inertial midcourse
    Warhead Blast fragmentation
    Unit Cost $386,000
    Relative costs of AMRAAM components
    Guidance 68%
    Control 9%
    Fuze 9%
    Warhead 2%
    Propulsion 6%
    Airframe 6%
    Date Deployed September 1991
    Aircraft platforms Navy: F-14D and F/A-18
    Air Force: F-15 and F-16
    NATO: German F-4, British Tornado and Sea Harrier




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