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Weapons of the War in Afghanistan: Air-to-Surface Missiles & Rockets, Part 1

The AGM-114L, or Longbow Hellfire, is a fire-and-forget weapon: equipped with a millimeter wave (MMW) radar seeker, it requires no further guidance after launch—even being able to lock-on to its target after launch—and can hit its target without... Each Hellfire weighs 104 lbs, including the 20 lb warhead, and has a range of 8,000 meters (26,000 ft). The AGM-114R "Romeo" Hellfire II entered service in late 2012. It uses a semi-active laser homing guidance system and an integrated blast... Hellfire II's semi-active laser variants—AGM-114K high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT), AGM-114KII with external blast fragmentation sleeve, AGM-114M (blast fragmentation), and AGM-114N metal augmented charge (MAC)—achieve pinpoint accuracy by homing... Since being fielded, Hellfire missiles have been used in combat in Operation Just Cause in Panama, Operation Desert Storm in Persian Gulf, Operation Allied Force in Yugoslavia, Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and in Operation Iraqi... Source: The Latest from Cactus Tactical

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower conducts flight operations.
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 29, 2016) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)...
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Grumman F-14B Tomcat
The "swing" wing extended to a span of 64 feet during take-off and landing, and retracted to a span of 38 feet for high speed operation. It could carry up to 14,500 pounds of armament, including Sparrow,...
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Small Catamaran ferry (Golden Grove) on Sydney Harbor (late afternoon -2016 Black and White) - ATTR SHR ALK
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