AGM-28 Hound Dog Missile

AGM-28 Hound Dog Missile (HM1BJ3)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48.701', W 87° 37.432'

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The AGM-28 Hound Dog Missile was the United States' first Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM). It was made to deliver W28, 4-megaton nuclear warheads. NorthAmerican Aviation was contracted in 1956 to build the protoype. The AGM-28 was put into service in 1960. Pratt & Whitney J52-P-3 turbojets provided the propulsion with 7,500 lbs. of thrust. A total of 722of these missiles were produced from 1961 through 1975. In 1976, all AGM-28 Hound Dog missiles were taken out of service and replaced by the AGM-69 Short-Range Attack Missile (SRAM).

Specifications of the AGM-28
Wingspan: 12'
Length: 42'-6"
Launch weight: 10,000 lbs.
Top speed: 1,920 mph
Range: 700 miles
Ceiling: 200' to 55,000'
Guidance: N5G Inertial Navigation System
Platform: B-52G Stratofortress
HM NumberHM1BJ3
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 442940 N 3852337
Decimal Degrees34.81168333, -87.62386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.701', W 87° 37.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 42.06" N, 87° 37' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6404 Veterans Park Dr, Florence AL 35630, US
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