AGM-114K Hellfire II
The AGM-114 Hellfire started testing in 1974, with the A model starting in 1982, B in 1984, and the AGM-114k Hellfire 2 in 1993. The first non-US Hellfire was sold to France in August 2005 to be used on the Euro Tiger ARH and the Tiger HAD in 2012. The AGM-114k hellfire 2 is the US Navy version which is a copy of the AGM-114J with a SAD system added, but was adopted by the USAF as well as the Navy. The improvements of the AGM-114k over the J model, (which was an improvement of the F model) was a lightened construction to increase the range that was lost with the F models improved guidance system's increased weight, as well as the SAD system.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
- In-game stats
- Mass: 45 kg
- Guidance: Laser
- Maximum speed: 475 m/s
- Explosive type: HTA
- Explosive mass: 2.8 kg
- TNT equivalent: 3.36 kg
- Other stats
Powerplant: Thiokol TX-657 solid rocket
Guidance: Semi-active laser homing with Electro-optical countermeasures hardening, digital autopilot improvements that allowed for target reacquisition after losing a laser lock.
Unit Cost: $65,000
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