AIM-120 AMRAAM

Operator: Bahrain Israel Jordan Kuwait Morocco
Status: In Service In Service In Service In Service / Requested In Service
Number: 51 364 105 120 / 60 30
Cost: $110 million (1999); $74 million (2009) $28 million (1998); $171 million (2007) $39 million (2005); $131 million (2009) $178 million (2010); $110 million (2017)
Acquired: 2002 1998 2007 2010 2013
Variant: AIM-120B & AIM-120C-7 AIM-120B & AIM-120C-7 AIM-120C-7 AIM-120C-7 AIM-120C-7
Operator: Oman Saudi Arabia Turkey United Arab Emirates
Status: In Service / On Order In Service / On Order In Service / On Order In Service
Number: 50 / 27 500 / 500 383 / 145 715
Cost: Part of $1.1 billion F-16 package; Part of $117 million weapon package (2012) $475 million (2000); Part of $29 billion F-15SA package (2010) $157 million (2004); $320 million (2014) Part of $326 million weapons package
Acquired: 2006 2003 1997 2004
Variant: AIM-120C-7 AIM-120C-5 & AIM-120C-7 AIM-120B & AIM-120C-7 AIM-120B & AIM-120C-7
General Specs
Country of origin: United States
Manufacturer: Raytheon (Developed by Hughes)
Type: Medium-range air-to-air missile / Beyond-visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM)
Introduced: 1988
Guidance: Active radar tracking (For beyond visual range, the missile is directed by the launch aircraft using a data link to the target and an internal inertial guidance system then switches to its monopulse radar for the terminal phase)
Range: 46 miles (74.1 km/40+ nm)
Length: 12 feet (3.7 m)
Diameter: 7 in (17.8 cm)
Wingspan: AIM-120A/B: 21 in (53.3 cm)
AIM-120C/D: 19 in (48.3 cm)
Weight: AIM-120A/B: 348 lbs (157.9 kg)
AIM-120C/D: 356 lbs (161.5 kg)
Warhead type: 40 lb blast fragmentation/high explosive
Fuse: Proximity fuze
Speed: Mach 4 (3,069 mph/4,939 km/h)
Propulsion: Hercules solid-fueled rocket
Launch platform: F-15C/D, F-15S, F-15SA, F-15I, F-16AM/BM, F-16C/D, F-16E/F, F-16I, F/A-18C/D, F/A-18E/F, F-22, F-35, Typhoon, Tornado ADV, Gripen
Notes: 10 record combat kills

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