Photos from the personal collection of Konstantinos Panitsidis
AIM-120 AMRAAM (Advanced Medium-Range Air-to Air Missile) was developed fromHughes Aircraft Co.
The AMRAAM missile was intended to replace older versions of AIM-7 Sparrow, and was introduced in 1991 with the USAF.
Typical AIM-120A missile guidance trajectory.
|LAUNCH-PLATFORM||F-4, F-14, F-15, F-18, F-16, F-22, Tornado, Sea Harrier|
|DESIGNER||Hughles Aircraft Co|
|TYPE||Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile|
|POWER PLANT||High-performance directed rocket motor|
|Wing span, mm||526|
|Warhead weight, kg||22|
|GUIDANCE SYSTEM||INS, active radar|