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Bloodhound Mk. 1


British surface-to-air missile.

Maximum range: 56 km (34 mi). Boost Propulsion: Turbojet. Maximum speed: 3,390 kph (2,100 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1958.

AKA: Red Duster.
Gross mass: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb).
Height: 7.74 m (25.39 ft).
Diameter: 0.55 m (1.80 ft).
Span: 2.90 m (9.50 ft).
Thrust: 66.60 kN (14,972 lbf).

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  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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