Sparrow 2 Missile

Sparrow 2 Missile
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This is the U.S. Navy Sparrow 2 air-to-air missile, designed and built by the Douglas Aircraft Company. The Sparrow family of missiles originated in 1946 and became one of the largest and most important missile programs for the United States, NATO, and other U.S. allies.


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