Missiles

Here you can find the main missiles currently in use by several Armed Forces. The data in the table below refers to the latest versions and should be used as a reference, for quick consultation, it does not cover the subject extensively:



Air-to-Surface
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Anti-tank
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Air-to-Air Missiles
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X-Ray: Inside an air-to-air missile


Missile
Origin
Length
(m)
Weight
(kg)
Speed
(mach)
Range
(km)
Warhead
(kg)
Guidance
Propulsion
A-Darter
Brazil /
South Africa
3
90
mach 4
22
n.a.
IR
solid propellant
AMRAAM
(AIM-120D)
USA
3,7
160
mach 4
180
23
INS / AR
solid propellant
Aspide 2000
Italy
3,7
240
mach 3
25
35
SAR
solid propellant
ASRAAM
United
Kingdom
2,9
88
mach 3
25
10
IR
solid propellant
Derby
Israel
3,6
118
mach 4
60
23
AR
solid propellant
IRIS-T
Europe
2,9
87
mach 3
25
11
IR
solid propellant
MAA-1B Piranha
Brazil
2,7
86
mach 3
12
12
IR
solid propellant
Magic R550
France
2,7
90
mach 3
15
13
IR
solid propellant
Meteor
Europe
3,6
190
mach 4
100
n.a.
INS / AR
ramjet
MICA
France
3,1
112
mach 4
60
12
AR / IR
solid propellant
PL-12
China
3,9
200
mach 4
70
n.a.
INS / AR
solid propellant
Python 5
Israel
3,1
105
mach 4
20
11
IR
solid propellant
R-27 "Alamo"
Russia
4,5
350
mach 4
110
37
SAR / IR
solid propellant
R-60 "Aphid"
Russia
2,1
55
mach 3
5
6
IR
solid propellant
R-73 "Archer"
Russia
2,9
110
mach 4
40
7,4
IR
solid propellant
R-77 "Adder"
Russia
3,6
175
mach 4
50
30
AR
solid propellant
Sidewinder
(AIM-9X)
USA
3
85
mach 3
35
9,4
IR
solid propellant
Sparrow
(AIM-7)
USA
3,7
228
mach 4
70
40
SAR
solid propellant
Super 530D
France
3,8
270
mach 4
40
30
SAR / IR
solid propellant
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Air-to-Surface and Surface-to-Surface Missiles
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X-Ray: Inside an air-to-surface missile


Missile
Origin
Length
(m)
Weight
(kg)
Speed
(mach)
Range
(km)
Warhead
(kg)
Guidance
Propulsion
Apache
France
5
1.230
mach 0.8
140
(2)
AR
turbojet TRI 60
AV-TM 300
Matador
Brazil
5,5
1.400
mach 0.7
300
200
GPS / INS
turbojet TJ1000
Brahmos Mk.1
India /
Russia
8,4
3.000
mach 2.9
290
300
GPS / INS
IR
ramjet
Exocet MM-40
France
4,7
670
mach 0.9
180
165
INS / AR
turbojet
HARM
(AGM-88)
USA
4,1
355
mach 1.8
150
66
INS / PR
solid propellant
Harpoon
(RGM-84)
USA
3,8
526
mach 0.7
90
227
AR
turbojet Teledyne
JASSM
(AGM-158)
USA
4,3
975
mach 0.7
1.000
450
GPS / INS
turbojet Teledyne
Kormoran
Germany
4,4
600
mach 0.9
37
160
INS / AR
solid propellant
Maverick
(AGM-65)
USA
2,5
306
mach 0.9
25
136
IR / laser
solid propellant
Moskit Kh- 41
Russia
9,7
4.500
mach 3
250
320
AR
ramjet
Penguin
Norway
3
370
mach 1.2
40
130
IR
solid propellant
RBS 15
Sweden
4,3
800
mach 0.8
250
200
AR / GPS
turbojet TRI 60
SCALP
France
5,1
1.300
mach 0.8
250
450
IR / GPS
turbojet TRI 60
Storm Shadow
United
Kingdom
5,1
1.300
mach 0.8
250
450
IR / GPS
turbojet TRI 60
Taurus KEPD 350
Germany /
Sweden
5,1
1.400
mach 0.9
500
500
INS / GPS
turbofan P8300
Tomahawk
(BGM-109)
USA
6,3
1.600
mach 0.7
2.500
450
GPS / INS
AR
turbofan
F107-WR-402
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Air Defense Missiles
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X-Ray: inside an air defense missile


Missile
Origin
Length
(m)
Weight
(kg)
Speed
(mach)
Range
(km)
Warhead
(kg)
Guidance
Propulsion

Aster 30

France /
Italy
4,9
450
mach 4.5
120
15
INS / AR
solid propellant
Igla-S
Russia
1,6
12
mach 1.7
6
2,5
IR
solid propellant
LY - 60
China
3,7
220
mach 4
18
33
SAR
solid propellant
MICA VL
France
3,1
112
mach 4
10
12
IR / AR
solid propellant
Mistral
France
1,85
19
mach 2.5
6
3
IR
passive
solid propellant
Pantsyr S1
(57 E6 missile)
Russia
3,2
90
mach 4
20
20
radio link
solid propellant
Patriot
(MIM-104)
USA
5,2
1.200
mach 4.1
70
73
radio link
solid propellant
Rapier
United
Kingdom
2,3
43
mach 2.5
8
10
CLOS
solid propellant
RBS 70
Sweden
1,3
15
mach 2
8
1,2
laser
solid propellant
SL-AMRAAM
(AIM-120D missile)
USA
3,7
160
mach 4
40
23
AR
solid propellant
Spada 2000
Italy
3,7
240
mach 4
20
35
SAR
solid propellant
Spyder-SR
(Derby missile)
Israel
3,6
118
mach 4
15
23
AR
solid propellant
Standard SM-6
USA
6,6
1.500
mach 3.5
460
64
AR / SAR
solid propellant
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Anti-tank Missiles
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X-Ray: Inside an anti-tank missile


Missile
Origin
Length
(m)
Weight
(kg)
Speed
(mach)
Range
(km)
Warhead
(kg)
Guidance
Propulsion
Ataka-V
Russia
1,8
50
mach 1.6
6
7
by radio
rocket ramjet
Brimstone II
United
Kingdom
1,8
50
mach 1
40
HEAT
laser / SAR
solid propellant
Hellfire II
(AGM-114)
USA
1,6
50
mach 1.3
8
9
laser
rocket ramjet
HOT 3
France /
Germany
1,3
25
mach 0.7
4
6
by wire
rocket ramjet
Javelin
(FGM-149)
USA
1,1
22
mach 0.7
5
8
IR
solid propellant
Kornet E
Russia
1,2
27
mach 1.2
10
7
laser /
by wire
solid propellant
MSS 1.2
Brazil
1,5
15
mach 0.8
3,2
hollow
charge
laser
solid propellant
Spike ER
Israel
1,7
34
mach 0.8
8
hollow
charge
IR
solid propellant
TOW 2B
(BGM-71)
USA
1,2
22
mach 0.9
4
6
by wire
solid propellant
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Guided bombs
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X-Ray: Inside a guided bomb


Bomb
Origin
Length
(m)
Weight
(kg)
Range
(km)
Warhead
(kg)
Guidance
AASM
France
3,0
300
15 - 50
227
(Mk.82)
GPS / INS
JDAM
(GBU-32)
USA
3,0
468
24
453
(Mk.83)
GPS / INS
JSOW
(AGM-154A)
USA
4,1
567
24 - 64
145 submunitions
(BLU-97)
GPS / INS
KAB 1500
Russia
4,6
1.560
20
1.180
laser
Lizard
Israel
3,4
320
10 - 40
227
(Mk.82)
laser
Paveway II
(GBU-12)
USA
3,7
495
15
453
(Mk.83)
laser
Paveway III
(GBU-24)
USA
4,4
1.050
18
907
(Mk.84)
IR
SPICE 2000
Israel
4,2
1.050
60
907
(Mk.84)
GPS / INS
IR
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  Conversions:
> mach = 1.236 km/h or 0,77 mph (at sea level)
> 1 Km = 0,62 miles
> 1 m = 3,2 feet
> 1 Kg = 2,2 lb
> 1 Km/h = 0,62 mph


  Notes:
> AR = active radar
> PR = passive radar
> SAR = semi-active radar
> IR = infrared
> GPS = Global Positioning System
> INS = Inertial Navigation System
> HEAT = High Explosive Anti-Tank
> CLOS = command to line of sight
> AMRAAM = Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile
> ASRAAM = Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile
> MICA = Missile d'Interception de Combate et d'Autodéfense
> HARM = High speed Anti-Radiation Missile
> SCALP = Système de Croisière Autonome à Longue Portée
> HOT = Haut subsonique Optiquement Téléguide
 
> TOW = Tube launched, Optically tracked, Wire guided 
> AASM = Armement Air-Sol Modulaire

> JASSM = Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile
> JDAM = Joint Attack Direct Munition
> JSOW = Joint Standoff Weapon
> Mk.82 = 500 lb Bomb
> MK.83 = 1.000 lb Bomb
> Mk.84 = 2.000 lb Bomb
> SCALP / Storm Shadow - joint project France / United Kingdom
> (1) fragmentation warhead
> (2) submunitions launcher
> (3) air-launched from a height of 30 ft over the target
> The names of the Russian missiles refer to their name by NATO
> n.a. = not available


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