|This page is about the American air-to-ground missile AGM-65A. For other versions, see AGM-65B and AGM-65D.|
The AGM-65A is an American TV-guided air-to-ground missile. It was introduced in Update "Ixwa Strike".
The AGM-65A started development in 1965 due to the bad performance of the AGM Bullpup, which Hughes was selected in 1968 as the prime contractor. In September of 1969, the first prototype took flight, and in December of that year made the first guided direct hit. Production of the A model started in August of 1972 for the USAF.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Maximum speed||0.9 M|
|Missile guidance time||105 secs|
|Firing range||23 km|
|Explosive mass||51.19 kg TNTeq|
|Armour penetration||830 mm|
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Comparison with analogues
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Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
- Fire and forget weapon once a lock is made
- Can lock on helicopters
- Can be locked in 3rd person view
- Track-locking onto a tank-sized target only likely around 3 km (locking onto static target can still be done further away)
- Cannot be used at night or in poor visibility conditions such as rain.
- Cannot be fired without a lock.
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