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AIM-54 Phoenix

Country of Origin: USA


The AIM-54 Phoenix, once the U.S. Navy's long-range fleet air defense missile, was designed to be used against Soviet/Russian bomber aircraft.

It was considered the most sophisticated and longest-range air-to-air missile in service with any nation. The Phoenix was part of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat weapon system, which also included the Hughes AWG-9 or AWG-17 radar/fire control system. The F-14 and Phoenix missile no longer are in U.S. Navy service.

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