ALARM

ALARM is a British anti-radiation missile designed primarily to destroy enemy radars for the purpose of Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses. It was used by the RAF and is... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Air-to-surface anti-radar missile
  • In service:  1990
  • Used by:  See operators
  • Wars:  Gulf War, Kosovo War, Iraq War, Libyan Civil War, Yemeni Civil War (2015-present), Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen
  • Designer:  BAe Dynamics
  • Designed:  1982
  • Manufacturer:  BAe Dynamics (1982–1999), MBDA UK (since 1999)
  • Produced:  1986–present
  • Weight:  268 kg (590.84 lb)
  • Length:  4.24 m (13.91 ft)
  • Diameter:  230 mm (9.06 in)
  • Warhead:  Proximity fused high-explosive
  • Detonation, mechanism:  Laser Proximity
  • Engine:  Bayern Chemie two stage solid-fuel rocket motors
  • Wingspan:  0.73 m (2.4 ft)
  • Propellant:  solid-propellant
  • Operational, range:  93 km (57.79 mi)
  • Speed:  2,455 km/h (1,525.47 mph) (supersonic)
  • Guidance, system:  Pre-programmed/passive radar seeker
  • Launch, platform:  Tornado GR.4, Tornado F3, J22 Orao
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo