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AGM-65E Maverick Missile

Primary function: Air-to-surface weapon primarily intended for tanks.
Propulsion: Solid-fuel rocket
Length: 8 feet, 6 inches (2.59 centimeters)
Weight: 630 pounds (286 kilograms)
Span: 2 feet, 4 inches (71.12 centimeters)
Diameter: 12 inches (30.5 centimeters)
Guidance: Laser
Warhead: Conventional with 300-pound blast/penetration
Platforms: F/A-18 and AV-8B
Unit Replacement Cost: $141,442.00

Features: The Maverick is an air-to-surface weapon intended primarily for use against tanks. The Maverick is being adopted in the AGM-65E version as the Marine corps laser maverick fire weapon for use from Marine aircraft. Other versions of the missile have electro-optical or infrared guidance.

Date last modified: 11/29/95

Last Modified on June 17, 1999