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Crossbow

     This air-to-surface missile was designed to home in on ground targets such as anti-aircraft batteries which would be using radar. The missile was supposed to follow the radar beam to its source and destroy it. Its stubby wings and turbo-jet engine gave it a relatively long range for its time. U.S. Air Force

  • Length: 19 feet
  • Diameter: 32 inches
  • Weight: 2,800 pounds
  • Propellant: Liquid
  • Range: 205 miles
  • Velocity: Mach .8
  • First Fired: 1954