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USA aircraft weapons

 

Air-to-Air missiles

 

Type, modification Year Aircraft used on Start mass, kg Fire range, km Flight velocity, km/h Combat load mass, kg Guidance system
Falcon GAR-1, 1962 - AIM-4 1956 F7U 54 8 3M 18 semi-active radar
Falcon GAR-1D, 1962 - AIM-4A 1956 F7U 54 9.7 3M 18 semi-active radar
Falcon GAR-2, 1962 - AIM-4C 1956 F7U 61 9.7 3M 18 passive infra-red
Falcon GAR-2A, 1962 - AIM-4D 1956 F7U 61 9.7 3M 18 passive infra-red
Sparrow AAM-N-2, 1962 - AIM-7A 1956 F7U, F3H, F3D 143 10 2.5M 20 radio command
Sidewinder AAM-N-7, 1962 - AIM-9A 1956 FJ, F9F, F3D, F7U, F3H 75 11 2M 11 passive infra-red
Sidewinder 1A AAM-N-7, 1962 - AIM-9B 1956 F9F, F3H, F11F, F4H, F8U 75 11 2M 11 passive infra-red
Sidewinder 1C-SARAH, 1962 - AIM-9C 1957 F8U 84 18 2M 11 semi-active radar
Sparrow AAM-N-6, 1962 - AIM-7C 1958 F3H, F4H 160 12 2400 34 semi-active radar
Falcon GAR-3A, 1962 - AIM-4F 1960 F4H 68 11.3 4M 18 semi-active radar
Falcon GAR-4A, 1962 - AIM-4G 1960 F4H 66 11.3 4M 18 passive infra-red
Sparrow AAM-N-6A, 1962 - AIM-7D 1961 F3H, F4H 180 15 2400 30 semi-active radar
Falcon AIM-4D 1963 F-4 61 9.7 3M 18 passive infra-red
Sparrow AIM-7E 1963 F-4 204 25 3600 30 semi-active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9D 1965 F-9, A-4, F-8, F-4, A-7 84 18 2M 11 passive infra-red
Sparrow AIM-7E2 1968 F-4 195 50 2400 30 semi-active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9E 1968 A-4, F-8, F-4, A-7, OV-10 84 18 2M 11 passive infra-red
Sparrow AIM-7F 1973 F-4, F-14 228 70 4000 39 semi-active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9G 1973 A-4, F-8, F-4, A-7, OV-10, AV-8, F-14 87 18 2M 11 passive infra-red
Phoenix AIM-54A 1973 F-14 443 184 4800 60 semi-active radar + active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9H 1975 A-4, F-8, F-4, A-7, OV-10, AV-8, F-14 84 18 2.5M 11 passive infra-red
Sidewinder AIM-9J 1977 A-4, F-8, F-4, A-7, OV-10, AV-8, F-14 78 18 2.5M 11 passive infra-red
Sidewinder AIM-9L 1977 F-4, F-14 86 18 2.5M 11 passive infra-red
Sparrow AIM-7M 1978 F-4, AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 200 100 4000 39 semi-active radar
Phoenix AIM-54C 1981 F-14 463 184 4800 60 semi-active radar + inertial + active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9M 1983 A-4, F-4, A-7, OV-10, AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 75 18 2.5M 11 passive infra-red
Sidewinder AIM-9P 1988 A-4, F-4, A-7, OV-10, AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 86 11 2.5M 11 passive infra-red
AMRAAM AIM-120A 1991 AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 151 50 4M 22 inertial + active radar
Sidewinder AIM-9R 1991 F-14, F/A-18 86 18 2.5M 11 active optical
Sparrow AIM-7M 1993 Harrier 200 100 4000 39 semi-active radar
AMRAAM AIM-120B 1994 AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 151 50 4M 22 inertial + active radar
AMRAAM AIM-120C 1996 AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 151 50 4.5M 22 inertial + active radar

 

Air-to-Surface missiles

 

Type, modification Year Aircraft used on Targets Start mass, kg Fire range, km Flight velocity, km/h Combat load mass, kg Guidance system
Bullpup ASM-N-7, 1962 - AGM-12A 1957 FJ, A4D, F11F, F8U surface 258 7 2800 113 radio command
Bullpup ASM-N-7A, 1962 - AGM-12B 1958 FJ, A4D, F11F, F8U surface 258 7 2800 113 radio command
Bullpup ASM-N-7B / AGM-12C 1961 FJ, A4D, F8U, F4H, A-5, A-6 surface 812 10 2800 454 radio command
Shrike AGM-45A 1964 A-4, F-4, A-6, A-7 radars 177 18 3600   passive radar
Shrike AGM-45B 1968 A-4, F-4, A-6, A-7, F/A-18 radars 177 52 3600   passive radar
Walleye I AGM-62 1966 A-4, F-4, A-7, F/A-18 surface 510 25   202 TV radio command
Walleye II AGM-62 1968 A-4, F-4, A-7, F/A-18 surface 1130 56   424 TV radio command
Standard-ARM AGM-78A/B/C/D 1968 A-6, A-7 radars 630 75 3000 150 passive radar
Maverick AGM-65A 1972 A-4, F-4, A-6, A-7, AV-8, F/A-18, SH-2, AH-1 surface 208 27 1150 56 TV self-guiding
Maverick AGM-65B 1972 A-4, F-4, A-6, A-7, AV-8, SH-2, AH-1 surface 208 27 1150 56 TV self-guiding
TOW BGM-71A 1977 AH-1 tanks 23 1 1120 3.9 by wires
TOW BGM-71B 1977 AH-1 tanks 23 3.8 1120 3.9 by wires
Hellfire AGM-114B 1980 SH-2, AH-1 tanks 46 8   8 semi-active laser
Improved TOW BGM-71C 1981 AH-1 tanks 23 3.8 1120 3.9 by wires
Harpoon AGM-84A 1982 A-6, A-7, AV-8, S-3, F/A-18, SH-60 ships 556 120 0.9M 222 inertial + active radar
Harpoon AGM-84C 1982 A-6, A-7, AV-8, S-3, F/A-18, SH-60 ships 556 120 0.9M 222 inertial + active radar
HARM AGM-88A/B/C 1983 A-6, A-7, F/A-18 radars 354 48 2300 70 passive radar
SideARM AGM-122A 1983 AH-1, A-4, AV-8, F/A-18 radars 91 8 2M 10 passive radar
Harpoon AGM-84D 1985 A-6, A-7, AV-8, S-3, F/A-18, SH-60 ships 540 220 0.9M 222 inertial + active radar
Skipper AGM-123A 1985 A-6, A-7, F/A-18 surface 582 7   454 semi-active laser
Maverick AGM-65D 1986 A-4, F-4, A-6, A-7, AV-8, F/A-18, SH-2, AH-1 surface 218 27 1150 135 infra-red TV self-guiding
Maverick AGM-65E 1986 AV-8, F/A-18, SH-2, AH-1 surface 286 27 1150 135 laser semi-active
Maverick AGM-65F 1986 A-7, AV-8, F/A-18, SH-2, AH-1 ships 302 27 1150 136 infra-red TV self-guiding
Penguin AGM-119B 1987 SH-2, SH-60 ships 120 50 1000 50 inertial + passive infra-red
Sea Eagle 1989 AV-8 ships 730 110 1M 230 inertial + active radar
SLAM AGM-84E 1990 A-6, F/A-18 surface 690 93 0.9M 222 inertial + infra-red TV self-guiding
Harpoon AGM-84F 1991 A-6, AV-8, S-3, F/A-18, SH-60 ships 635 315 0.9M 222 inertial + active radar
Hellfire AGM-114E 1991 AH-1, SH-2 tanks 49 8   8 semi-active laser
JSOW AGM-154A 1998 AV-8, F-14, F/A-18 surface 681 64 - 200   up to 454 inertial + GPS
JASSM AGM-158A 2003 F/A-18 surface 1050 350 0.9M 454 inertial + GPS + IR TV self-guiding

 

Torpedoes

 

Type, modification Year Mass, kg Range, km Speed, kts Explosive mass, kg Maximal depth, m Guidance system
18`` Mk 7 1924 738 5.5 35 148 --- ---
22.4`` Mk 13 1935 1005 5.8 33.5 262 --- ---
19`` Mk 24 1943 308 3.7 12 42 100 passive acoustic
21`` Mk 34 1948 522 3.3 / 11 17 / 11 53 --- passive acoustic
12.75`` Mk 43 mod 0 1950 168 3.9 20 27 ~300 passive acoustic
10`` Mk 43 mod 1 - 3 1952 118 4.1 15 - 21 25 ~3000 passive acoustic
21`` Mk 21 1955 966 5.5 33.5 159 --- passive acoustic
12.75`` Mk 44 1960 193 5.5 30 34 ~300 active acoustic
12.75`` Mk 46 1966 235 7.3 30 44.5 ~450 active / passive acoustic
12.75`` Mk 50 1981 340   45 45 900 active acoustic

 

Depth charges

 

Type, modification Year Mass, kg Explosive mass, kg Maximal depth, m Piston system
Mk 6 1935 191 136 15 - 90 hydrostatic
Mk 17 1942 147 106 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 41 1943 157 103 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 44 1943 150 113 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 47 1944 161 114 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 53 1945 150 102 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 54 1945 161 113 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact
Mk 75 1946 170 113 15 - 90 hydrostatic + impact

Mines

Type

Year

Type of  laying

Type of fuse

Targets

Lying depth, m

Full

mass,kg

Explosive

mass, kg

Mk 10 mod 5 1939 moored impact surface   816 - 870 190
Mk 10 mod 6 1940 moored magnetic surface   816 - 870 190
Mk 10 mod 8 1941 moored magnetic surface   816 - 870 190
Mk 12 mod 1   ground magnetic surface, subs   723 567
Mk 12 mod 4   ground magnetic surface, subs   771 544
Mk 13 mod 4   ground magnetic surface   507 322
Mk 13 mod 5   ground acoustic surface   507 322
Mk 13 mod 6   ground acoustic surface   507 322
Mk 19 mod 2   oscillating antenna surface, subs   249 86
Mk 25 mod 1   ground acoustic surface, subs   885 - 907 578
Mk 25 mod 2   ground pressure surface, subs   885 - 907 578
Mk 25 mod 3   ground acoustic surface, subs   885 - 907 578
Mk 26 mod 0   ground magnetic surface, subs   436 236
Mk 26 mod 1   ground magnetic surface, subs   436 236
Mk 26 mod 2   ground acoustic surface, subs   426 - 491 289
Mk 26 mod 3   ground pressure surface, subs   426 - 491 289
Mk 39 1945 ground magnetic surface, subs   907 363

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008