- Code Number:
Hound Dog Missile, UAV, GAM-77, AGM-28, B-77, air-launched cruise missile
- In service: September 13, 1960
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Unit cost: $690,073
Produced: April 1959
Weight: 4,603 kg (10,147 pound)
Length: 12.95 meters (42 feet 6 inches)
Height: 2.8 meters (9 feet 4 inches).
Warhead: 790 kg (1,742 lb) W28 thermonuclear warhead.
Detonation mechanism: Airburst or Contact
Engine: 1x Pratt & Whitney J52-P-3 turbojet; 7,500 pounds (33 kN)
Wingspan: 3.7 meters (12 feet 2 inches).
Operational range: 1,263 km (785 miles)
Flight ceiling: 17,130 meters (56,200 feet)
Flight altitude: 61 meters (200 feet) to 17,130 meters (56,200 feet)
Speed: Mach 2.1
Guidance system: Inertial Navigation System with star-tracker correction
Launch platform: B-52 Stratofortress
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