The missiles mounted inside the weapons bays of this F-102 are Hughes AIM-4D
"Falcons," guided by an infrared (heat-seeking) homing system. In 1955, the
AIM-4 Falcon became the USAF's first operational air-to-air guided weapon. Additional
armament consists of 24 2.75-inch folding fin unguided "Mighty Mouse" rockets,
two in each of 12 tubes located inside the weapons bay doors. These rockets are partially
visible at the forward ends of the doors.
The weapons bays on both sides open evenly together; to show both the open and closed
configurations on display, only the right side is fully open to firing position.
|Guided short-range missile
|raketový motor na pevné palivo Morton Thiokol M-46.
|Semi-active radar or passive infra-red homing (AIM-4G)
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