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Polyphem FOGM


The Polyphem fiber-optic guided missile (FOGM) system was a multinational project intended for long-range strikes on land- and sea-based targets; it could be launched from land, ship or helicopter.

The Polyphem had a maximum range of 37 mi (60 km). It was capable of daytime and nighttime high-precision targeting through the use of infrared imaging. Images taken by an infrared camera in the nose of the missile were sent through a fiber-optic cable to a firing station. The missile's...

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