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Genie

     This air-to-air unguided rocket was designed to carry a nuclear warhead. It was carried by the F-106 and F-101. It was capable of accelerating to a speed of Mach 3 because of its 36,000 pound thrust rocket engine. U.S. Air Force

  • Length: 9 feet
  • Diameter: 17 inches
  • Weight: 800 pounds
  • Propellant: Solid
  • Range: 6 miles
  • First Firing: 1956
Robert West, US Air Force retired, writes "Just thought you might like to have an addition to the info you have on the Genie Missile. It was also carried by the F-89J Scorpion. My squadron (319th FIS) fired one at Vincent AFB back in the 1950's."

See Test Preparation Photos of Genie