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Origin: United Kingdom
Parent System: Skyflash
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1978
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Description: Skyflash is a variant of US AIM-7E Sparrow missile used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) on its Tornado ADV/F3 air defense aircraft. Skyflash medium-range, air-to-air missile retains the basic characteristics of semi-active Sparrow missile. Skyflash missile was deployed by Tornado F3s during operations Desert Shield and Desert Strom in 1990-1991.
Each Tornado ADV aircraft carries four Skyflash missiles under its belly. In addition to the RAF, the Italian Air Force also procured Tornado ADVs along with the Skyflash missile. The Skyflash missile was also provided to the Swedish Air Force Saab 37 Viggen.
Diameter: 200 millimeter (7.87 inch)
Length: 3.70 meter (146 inch)
Wingspan: 1 meter (39.4 inch)
Max Range: 45,000 meter (24.3 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 1,328 mps (4,782 kph)
Warhead: 39.5 kilogram (87 pound)
Weight: 193 kilogram (425 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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