List of missiles of the RAF


List of missiles of the RAF

The following list of missiles of the Royal Air Force contains both current and former missiles used by the British air force:

*AIM-7 Sparrow - Medium-range air-to-air missile.
*AIM-9 Sidewinder - Short-range air-to-air missile.
*AIM-120 AMRAAM - Medium-range air-to-air missile.
*AIM-132 ASRAAM - Short-range air-to-air missile.
*AGM-12 Bullpup - Obsolete air-to-surface missile.
*AGM-45 Shrike - Air-to-surface anti-radiation missile.
*AGM-65 Maverick - air-to-surface missile.
*AGM-86 Harpoon - Air-to-surface anti-ship missile.
*AS.11 - Air-to-surface anti-tank missile.
*AS.12 - Air-to-surface anti-tank missile.
* AS.30 -air-to-surface missile.
*ALARM - Air-to-surface missile anti-radiation missile.
*Bloodhound - Land-based surface-to-air missile.
*Blue Steel - 1960s strategic air-to-surface missile carried by the Avro Vulcan and Handley Page Victor.
*Brimstone - Air-to-surface anti-tank missile.
*Fireflash - air-to-air missile from the 1950s.
*Firestreak - air-to-air missile from the 1950s.
*Martel - Anglo-French air-to-surface anti-radiation missile.
*Rapier - Land-based surface to air missile.
*Red Top - 1960s air-to-air missile carried by the English Electric Lightning.
*Sea Eagle - 1980s air-to-surface anti-ship missile carried by the Blackburn Buccaneer and Panavia Tornado
*Skyflash - 1970s medium-range air-to-air missile carried by the F-4 Phantom and Panavia Tornado
*Storm Shadow - Anglo-French air-to-surface cruise missile.
*Tigercat - 1960s surface-to-air missile operated by the RAF Regiment.
*Thor - intermediate-range ballistic missile from the 1950s.

Reference

* [http://www.armedforces.co.uk/raf/rafindex.htm ArmedForces.co.uk - RAF page listing missiles]


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