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American surface-to-air missile. CQM-10 drone version

Maximum range: 740 km (450 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Standard warhead: W40. Warhead yield: 15 KT. Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Maximum speed: 3,550 kph (2,200 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1961. Total Number Built: 270. Floor: 15 m (49 ft).

AKA: CIM-10B; Bomarc B; IM-99B.
Gross mass: 7,260 kg (16,000 lb).
Height: 13.72 m (45.01 ft).
Diameter: 0.89 m (2.91 ft).
Span: 5.55 m (18.20 ft).
Thrust: 222.60 kN (50,042 lbf).
Apogee: 21 km (13 mi).

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  • 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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