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Hawk

     Designed to supplement the Nike missile systems, this air-defense missile was capable of knocking out aircraft flying anywhere between 100 and 38,000 feet. Highly mobile, this system could be transported by helicopter and was also used by the U.S. Marine Corps and a host of foreign countries. U.S. Army

  • Length: 16 feet
  • Diameter: 14 inches
  • Weight: 1,275 pounds
  • Propellant: Solid
  • Range: 6 miles
  • First Firing: 1955

See Hawk Action Photos!