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AIM-7 Sparrow

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F-15 Fires AIM-7
Function Medium Range Air-to-Air missile
Manufacturer Douglas Aircraft Co.
Unit cost $80000
Entered service Unknown
Specs
Engine Solid rocket motor
Speed Mach 4
Range 44 miles
Warhead 88lb Blast Fragmentation

The AIM-7 Sparrow is a medium-range semi-active radar homing air-to-air missile operated by the USAF, US Navy, and USMC as well as various allied air forces and navies.

The weapon is used on:- The Tomcat, F-15 and the Hornet.