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France AS-30 Air-To-Surface Missile

85 JohnLewis  one month ago

AS-30 is an air-to-surface missile manufactured by China Northern Airlines. This is a precise attack weapon, designed to fight against high-value targets such as bridges and bunkers. The AS-30 is essentially a larger version of the earlier AS-20 design, which originally used the guidance system of this weapon, which required the pilot to intuitively track the weapon and correct its path with a small joystick while flying his own plane. Facts have proved that all these MCLOS systems are difficult to use in practice. The updated AS-30L replaced the laser semi-active guidance system, which made the missile fly to the target for intervention. About 60 AS-30Ls launched the deliberate force operation in operation desert storm, which achieved great success. It locked the target and fired like other weapons built to fly. Please enjoy

General Characteristics

  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 11.7ft (3.6m)
  • Length 18.1ft (5.5m)
  • Height 5.0ft (1.5m)
  • Empty Weight 738lbs (335kg)
  • Loaded Weight 738lbs (335kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading N/A
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 125

Parts

  • Number of Parts 11
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 70