Raytheon 109C “Tomahawk” Cruise Missile

The “Tomahawk” is a U.S. Navy land attack cruise missile designed to be launched from surface ships and submarines. The Block III TLAM-C (“Tomahawk” Land Attack Missile) carries a conventional variant 1,000 pound class blast/fragmentation unitary warhead. Designed to fly at extremely low altitudes at high subsonic speeds, they are piloted over an evasive route by several mission-tailored, on-board guidance systems.

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The first operational use of the “Tomahawk” was in Operation Desert Storm in 1991 and this missile type continues to be a very potent front-line weapons system.

About our Missile

This unit is an inert display model (P/N 76A2893-9, S/N 417). It was donated by Raytheon Missile Systems, located in East Camden, Arkansas.
Video posted by MilitaryNotes: U.S. Navy Destroyer launches Tomahawk cruise missiles
Footage of Tomahawk cruise missiles being launched towards Qadhafi regime forces as a part of JTF Odyssey Dawn. USS Stout (DDG-55) is a part of Task Force Odyssey Dawn, the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. Video by Spc. Neil Stanfield. 03.27.2011.