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What missile this is?

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posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 05:12 AM

I mean both of under wing and under fuslage.

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 05:28 AM
Well the aircraft is an RAF Tornado GR1. Info

It looks like a variant of a Paveway laser guided missile.

[edit on 14-1-2008 by fiftyfifty]

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 08:22 AM
Nice same actual aircraft.

Not sure about it being a paveway look simlar to a paveway, but not actually the same as anyone I've seen.

Looks a bit like a GBU-15 or AGM-62 Walleye but not completely. So I reckon it could some sort of tv guided bomb.

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 10:54 AM
Hmm, well I'm not sure exactly which ones they are, but I found a list of missiles on Wikipedia!


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[edit on 14-1-2008 by ShatteredSkies]

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 11:45 AM
RAF GR1A Tornado ZG706 is in storage at St Athen and is reserve aircraft and not active - as a 1A the aircraft is recon aircraft

as for the missiles: the one under the wing looks like a hellfire/brimstone - but does appear larger than usual - the fins are wrong for maverick as well

they are not paveway`s - the seeker is wrong

i think the one under the wing is a martel AJ168 tv guided ASM

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 12:11 PM
I thought I found it with the AJ168 as well, then I found a photo of one here.


That does seem the best match for the seeker and they both seem to have the same seeker as far you can tell from a photo. To me the one under the fuslage does look more like a guided bomb than a missile, but looks like it part of the same family as the one under the wing.

[edit on 14-1-2008 by deckard83]

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 12:40 PM
it's a variant of aj168, not to sure what it is called but i do belive it's used for live fire and testing.

recognise the photo from a book on aircraft weapons testing, i will see if i can dig it out on the net.

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 04:46 PM
I found it and wasn't even looking for it, I was looking at diamond back and got sidetracked

PGM 500
PGM 2000

wikipedia link because it's got decent pics

MBDA manufacture

posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 05:40 PM
They look extremely similar, but I don't think it's the PGM's.

Says the PGM 500 and 2000 are for United Arab Emirates, but why would they be on a British Tornado?

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posted on Jan, 14 2008 @ 06:17 PM
They both have the bit underneath the missile at the back of the smaller ones, can't see the undernerath the PGM 2000

Since it was developed by Alenia-Marconi, they might of used RAF tornado for developement and testing.

I was wondering if I could find any info on ZG706 being used as a test aircraft, It got used used for FLIR trials (didn't get the upgrade to GR4 standard got stored instead)

From this airshow list looks like it was assigned to SAOEU - Strike Attack Operational Evaluation Unit
So that might be possible.

Do we know where and when the photo was taken?

posted on Jan, 15 2008 @ 02:30 AM
So, may only way we can reach the answer is to find the source of this photo I think.

posted on Jan, 15 2008 @ 03:27 AM
no the answer has been given above you the PGM 500 and 2000 would have been used whilst the aircraft was used at SAOEU for weapons carraige and stores testing

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