Model, Missile, Condor AGM-53A

Model, Missile, Condor AGM-53A

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the Condor, a U.S. Navy air-launched anti-ship missile. Developed by Rockwell beginning in 1962, the missile had a maximum speed of Mach 2.9, a range of 68 miles, and a 630 lb conventional warhead. Although the Condor was tested extensively, the program was cancelled and it was never deployed with the fleet.

The model's manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated it to the museum.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Missile is wood. Base is wood with a thin metal rod extending upward to which the missile is attached.
Aluminum
Wood
Stainless Steel
Plastic
Paint
Cork
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 30.48 x 10.16cm (1ft x 4in.)
Model: 12" x 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" (CCPF 2/21/2012)
Base: 9 3/4" x 3 1/4" x 4 3/4" (CCPF 2/21/2012)

This is a model of unknown scale of the Condor, a U.S. Navy air-launched anti-ship missile. Developed by Rockwell beginning in 1962, the missile had a maximum speed of Mach 2.9, a range of 68 miles, and a 630 lb conventional warhead. Although the Condor was tested extensively, the program was cancelled and it was never deployed with the fleet.

The model's manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated it to the museum.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Missile is wood. Base is wood with a thin metal rod extending upward to which the missile is attached.
Aluminum
Wood
Stainless Steel
Plastic
Paint
Cork
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 30.48 x 10.16cm (1ft x 4in.)
Model: 12" x 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" (CCPF 2/21/2012)
Base: 9 3/4" x 3 1/4" x 4 3/4" (CCPF 2/21/2012)

ID: A19981653000