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List of active missiles of the United States military

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The following is a list of active missiles of the United States military.

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Air-to-air missilesEdit

Missile Guidance Speed Image
AIM-7 Sparrow Semiactive radar homing Mach 4  
AIM-9 Sidewinder Infrared homing Unverified (≈Mach 2.7)  
AIM-120 AMRAAM Active radar homing Mach 4  

Air-to-surface missilesEdit

Surface-to-surface missilesEdit

Missile Guidance Speed Image
FGM-148 Javelin Infrared homing Mach 0.32  
BGM-71 TOW Wire-guided Mach 0.8  
BGM-109 Tomahawk Global Positioning System Mach 0.7  
RGM-84 Harpoon Active radar homing Mach 0.7  
MGM-140 ATACMS GPS-aided inertial navigation guidance Mach 3

Surface-to-airEdit

Missile Guidance Speed Image
RIM-7 Sea Sparrow Semi-active radar homing Mach 4  
RIM-66 Standard Command midcourse and
Terminal Semi-active radar homing
Mach 3.5  
FIM-92 Stinger Infrared homing Mach 2.54  
MIM-104 Patriot Command midcourse and
Terminal Semi-active radar homing
Mach 5  
RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile Infrared homing Mach 2.5  
RIM-156A Standard Command midcourse and
Terminal Semi-active radar homing
Unverified (classified)  
RIM-161 Standard Missile 3 GPS/INS/semi-active radar homing/passive LWIR infrared homing seeker (KW) Unverified (≈Mach 9+)  
RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Command midcourse and
Terminal Semi-active radar homing
Mach 4  
RIM-174 Standard ERAM Command midcourse and
Terminal Active radar homing
Unverified (≈Mach 3.5)  
NASAMS (Used to protect high-value targets and Washington, D.C.) Active radar homing Mach 4  


Antisubmarine warfareEdit

Missile Guidance Speed Image
RUM-139 VL-ASROC Inertial navigation system Subsonic  

ICBMEdit

Missile Guidance Speed Image
LGM-30 Minuteman Inertial navigation system
GPS
≈Mach 23  

Submarine-launchedEdit

See alsoEdit