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Matra AIM-85 Sparrow Air to Air Missile

Type: Long range aerial intercept missile
Service Use: 2049-2070 RDF RDF Space Navy, Navy, Air Force, Space Marines, and Marines.
Length: 358 cm
Diameter: 58 cm
Wingspan: 82 cm 
Weight: 315 kg
Warhead: (A) High Explosive Armor Piercing
(B) Plasma
(C) Fragmentation
(D) Multi-Warhead
Weight/Yield: (A, B) 38 kg
(C) 42 kg
(D) 6 x MPM-10 Dirk 
Propulsion: Hybrid rocket engine
Guidance: Combined IIR, UV/visual and active radar/home-on-jam.
Max Speed: Mach 7.8
Acceleration: 8.2 G
Range: 300 km (atmosphere), 175.7 kps delta-v (space), 


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