Country of Origin: United States of America
Overall: 3 1/8in. x 5 3/8in. x 11in. x 2in. (7.94 x 13.65 x 27.94 x 5.08cm)
This is a model of unknown scale of the GAR-1 (also designated the AIM-4), the first in a series of Falcon air-to-air missiles developed by Hughes Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. It had a range of 5 miles, a maximum speed of Mach 2.8, and a conventional warhead. The missile was deployed for a brief period beginning in 1956. Hughes Aircraft made and donated the model to NASM in 1958.
Gift of Hughes Aircraft