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AIM-4F Super Falcon

Country of Origin: USA


The final generation of one of the earliest air-to-air missiles (AAM) in the U.S. inventory, the Super Falcon was still carried on Air Force F-106s for the strategic air defense mission. (F-106s were retired during the 1980s.)

The AIM-4G had an all-aspect homing capability. The AIM-4D had only a tail engagement capability, but featured greater maneuverability and was designed as an anti-fighter weapon.

The missile had a cylindrical body with a blunt nose (opaque for semi-active...

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