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MIM-23 Hawk

Country of Origin: USA


Both the Hawk and Improved Hawk (I-Hawk) are low-to-medium altitude ground-based surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems carried on a three-missile towed launcher. Hawk batteries typically consist of two platoons, each containing three three-missile launchers or in a triad battery arrangement, used to augment normal anti-air capability, with three platoons.

The basic missile has a cylindrical body with cruciform long-chord, cropped delta wings with control surfaces separated from the...

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