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Magic R.550

Specifications
Major operational capabilities : All-directions missile
Builder : Matra
In-service in the French Air Force : 1988
Propellant  Solid propellant
Propulsion time : 2.2 s
Range   8 miles
Speed  Mach 2.7 / 500 m/s in addition to carrier's speed
Length / Diameter : 2.75 m / 0.16 m
Weight  196 lbs / 89 kg
Warhead   HE blast fragmentation
Payload : 12.5 kg (fragmentation)
Guidance  all-aspect infrared
Fuze   radio frequency (RF) proximity
Main user nations : Greece, Egypt, Spain, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates
Possible carrying aircraft : All French Air Force and Navy fighters

 




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