AGM-114 Hellfire

Operator: Status: Number: Cost: Acquired: Variants:
Egypt In Service <500 / 356 Part of $488 million AH-64 package (1990); $45 million (1996); $51 million (2009); $57 million (2015) 1994 AGM-114A/K/R3
Iraq In Service / On Order <5500 / 6000 $700 million (2014); $82 million (2015); $800 million (2016) 2009 AGM-114A/K/L/N/R
Israel In Service / On Order <1930 / 2000 $45 million (1995); $50 million (2004); Part of $1.879 billion munition package (2015) 1990 AGM-114C/F/K/L3/R
Jordan In Service <50 2014 AGM-114K/M
Kuwait In Service <788 $868 million (2002); $49 million (2012) 2007 AGM-114K3/R3
Lebanon In Service / On Order ~500/~500 $146 million (2015) 2016 AGM-114R*
Qatar On Order 700 $137 million (2012) AGM-114K3A/R3
Saudi Arabia In Service / On Order <3232 / 1536 Part of $25.6 billion helicopter package (2010); Part of $3.3 billion AH-64E package (2010); Part of $1.9 billion MH-60R package (2015) 1993 AGM-114A/K/R
Tunisia On Order 100 Part of $700 million UH-60M package (2014) AGM-114R
Turkey In Service 200 $6.7 million (1999) 2000 AGM-114K/M
United Arab Emirates In Service / On Order <651 / 4000 Part of $526 equipment package (2009); $65 million (2011); $476 million (2016) 1993 AGM-114K/L3/M3/N/R3
General Specs
Country of origin: United States
Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin
Type: Air-to-surface missile with variants for anti-armor, buildings, soft-skin vehicles, and multipurpose use
Introduced: 1982
Guidance: Semi-active laser (Hellfire II) or millimeter wave radar (Longbow)
Range: 4.97 miles (8 km)
Length: 64-69 in (162.6-175.3 cm)
Diameter: 7 in (17.8 cm)
Weight: 99.8-107 lbs (45.3-48.5 kg)
Warhead type: AGM-114A/B/C: 18 lb single shaped-charge (HEAT, non-reactive armor)
AGM-114F/K/L: 20 lb tandem high explosive charge (HEAT, reactive armor)
AGM-114M: Blast fragmentation (soft targets)
AGM-114N: Metal agumented charge (urban structures, bunkers, radar sites, communication installations, and bridges)
AGM-114R: Integrated blast frag sleeve (multipurpose)
Fuse: Impact fuse; AGM-114N & R use a variable-delay fuse
Speed: Mach 1.3 (997.5 mph / 1,605.2 km/h)
Propulsion: Solid-propellant rocket
Launch platform: AH-6i, AH-1, AH-1W, AH-64A, AH-64D, AH-64E, T129, IA-407, 407MRH, OH-58D, AH-60, UH-60M, MH-60R, S-70B, AC-208B, AT-802U, A-29, MQ-1B, MQ-1C, MQ-9

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State Department Approves $146 Million Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Lebanon

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for AGM-114 Hellfire II missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $146 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Lebanon has […]

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State Department Approves $1.9 Billion Sale of Precision Guided Weapons to Israel

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel for Joint Direct Attack Munition Tail Kits, munitions, and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.879 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on May 18, […]

State Department Approves $57 Million Sale of Hellfire Missiles to Egypt

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for AGM-114K/R3 Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $57 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 7, 2015. The […]

Orbital ATK Receives Contract to Arm Lebanese Cessna Caravans

Orbital ATK, Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, has received a U.S. Department of Defense Foreign Military Sale contract to modify existing Cessna C-208B Caravan Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance aircraft for the Lebanese Air Force. Orbital ATK originally incorporated electro-optical sensor, communications and aircraft self-protection equipment into the aircraft and will now […]

Hellfire Systems Awarded $144 Million to Produce Hellfire Missiles for Mideast Customers and Australia

Hellfire Systems LLC, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $144,044,911 modification (P00143) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-11-C-0242 (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Australia) to exercise option for FY 14 Hellfire II Missile production requirement consisting of 2,060 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers, Air-to Ground (AGM) missiles model AGM-114R, AGM-114R-3, AGM-114P-4A, ATM-114Q-6 and AGM-114R-5. […]

Lockheed Martin Awarded $28 Million to Supply Hellfire Missile Launchers to Qatar, South Korea, Others

Lockheed Martin, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $28,246,765 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Korea, Indonesia, Qatar, Singapore) multi-year contract with options for 320 Launchers and 4 Launcher Electronic Assembly (LEAs) in support of the Joint Attack Munitions Systems (JAMS) M299 HELLFIRE launchers, spares and engineering support . Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an […]

Iraq Requests 800 More Hellfires to Combat Militants

The Iraqi government has asked to buy 800 more Hellfire missiles from the U.S., according to a Pentagon spokeswoman. The new order for laser-guided missiles covers the first of 5,000 Congress approved for sale in late August. The U.S. has already delivered 1,100 of the missiles to the Iraqi military to use against Islamic State […]

Qatar’s Arms Bonanza

Growing concerns over Iran’s nuclear program and other potential military threats from Tehran have made the Middle East one of the most active arms markets in world. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the Middle East was the second largest market for major arms imports in 2013. A week ago, the small Gulf nation […]