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Falcon

     The Air Force's first air-to-air guided missile. They could be carried either internally or externally on a variety of interceptor aircraft. When fired they were guided to the target with either a radar or heat-seeking homing device. They flew at supersonic speeds and carried a conventional warhead. U.S. Air Force

  • Length: 6 feet
  • Diameter: 6 inches
  • Weight: 126 pounds
  • Propellant: Solid
  • First Firing: 1952