Model, Missile, Hawk, 1:24

This is a 1:24 scale model of the Hawk, a U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps surface-to-air missile which provides medium-range, low to medium altitude air defense against a variety of targets. Carrying a conventional warhead, the first version of the missile was deployed in 1959 in West Germany, Okinawa, and Panama. Later versions saw service in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War. Many allied nations have acquired Hawks, including Israel, Britain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. The Army Ballistic Missile Agency built this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of U.S. Army Ordnance Missile Command

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Aluminum
Wood
Brass
Steel
Synthetic Fabric
Paint
Plastic
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 9in. x 5in. x 5in. (22.86 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)
Before 10/3/2011: Overall: 8in. x 5in. x 5in. (20.32 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)

This is a 1:24 scale model of the Hawk, a U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps surface-to-air missile which provides medium-range, low to medium altitude air defense against a variety of targets. Carrying a conventional warhead, the first version of the missile was deployed in 1959 in West Germany, Okinawa, and Panama. Later versions saw service in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War. Many allied nations have acquired Hawks, including Israel, Britain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. The Army Ballistic Missile Agency built this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of U.S. Army Ordnance Missile Command

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Aluminum
Wood
Brass
Steel
Synthetic Fabric
Paint
Plastic
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 9in. x 5in. x 5in. (22.86 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)
Before 10/3/2011: Overall: 8in. x 5in. x 5in. (20.32 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)

ID: A19610062000