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The last thing many tank commanders see before the Pearly Gates.

HELLFIRE AGM-114

The Hellfire is the primary anti-tank armament of the Apache Helicopter Gunship. A laser guided or radar guided missle - Its the the first tentative steps down the path that leads to missles that go looking for the bad guys without the average Tom getting out his cozy pit.

A dangerous weapon to all sides when used without care since the range this bugger can engage exceeds the range that the pilot can identify who he's about to give a rimming to. 1/4 of all blue on blue deaths in Desert Storm were cause by Hellfires.

Anoraks may be seriously enlarged here

Not to be confused with the ARRSE user by the name of Hellfyyr.