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American surface-to-air missile. Also XIM-10, YIM-10.
Maximum range: 470 km (290 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Maximum speed: 2,740 kph (1,700 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1959. Total Number Built: 300. Floor: 15 m (49 ft).
AKA: XF-99; CIM-10A; Bomarc; IM-99A.
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Gross mass: 6,800 kg (14,900 lb).
Height: 14.27 m (46.81 ft).
Diameter: 0.88 m (2.88 ft).
Span: 5.55 m (18.20 ft).
Thrust: 89.20 kN (20,053 lbf).
Apogee: 18 km (11 mi).
Bomarc Bomarc Mach 3 ramjet surface to air missile; the only surface-to-air missile ever deployed by the US Air Force. Its development in the 1950's played an important role in technological base for later missiles and launch vehicles. More...
missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...
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Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, USA. More...
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