Military Periscope Logo

AM 39 Exocet

Country of Origin: France


The French-developed Exocet family of anti-ship missiles consists of surface-launched (MM 38, MM 40), aircraft-launched (AM 39), and submarine-launched (SM 39) variants. In the AM 39 version, Exocets have seen more combat than any other Western anti-ship missile. The AM 39 missile has cruciform double-tapered mainplanes of greater span than the MM 38 and cropped tips indexed in-line with tailplanes that are less swept than in the MM 38.

The missile is a slim, pointed cylinder with...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC

Contract Number: LCFDL24D0002

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.