AGM-114C Hellfire  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Lockheed Martin
Parent System: AGM-114 Hellfire
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: 98,368
Family Members: AGM-114A Hellfire, AGM-114B Hellfire, AGM-114F Hellfire, AGM-114K Hellfire II, AGM-114KA Hellfire II, AGM-114L Longbow Hellfire, AGM-114M Hellfire II, AGM-114N Hellfire II and AGM-114R Hellfire II
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Description: The AGM-114 Hellfire missile was designed to defeat armored vehicles at standoff ranges. The primary US Army platforms carrying this missile are the AH-64 Apache and AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters. However, the Hellfire missile can be launched from other helicopters and airborne platforms. In the latest models, the missile system has expanded its spectrum of targets to take out fortifications and hostile forces protected in urban terrain.

The guidance system of the Hellfire has evolved from the semi-active laser in early models to the last generation millimeter wave guidance. The AGM-114 is a precision guided, subsonic missile with a maximum range of up to 8,000 meters. The Hellfire missile saw combat for the first time during the Gulf War in 1991 (Operation Desert Storm) achieving a great victory over Iraqi armored forces. Since then, the weapon has been deployed in many conflicts by US and allied forces across the world.

The AGM-114C is an improved AGM-114A Hellfire missile for use by the US Army. AGM-114C features slightly improved guidance system and performance.

AGM-114C Hellfire Applications


Combat Aircraft AH-1W Super Cobra AH-64A Apache AH-64D Apache AH-64D Apache Longbow OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

AGM-114C Hellfire Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 180 millimeter (7.09 inch)
Length: 1,630 millimeter (64 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 8,000 meter (4.32 nautical mile)
Min Range: 500 meter (0.27 nautical mile)
Weight
Weight: 45 kilogram (99 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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AGM-114C Hellfire News

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on 1 Mar 2005
Tuesday, March 1, 2005MQ-1 Armed Predator Achieves IOC

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