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Old 12-03-2019, 01:11 AM   #57
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With missiles so similar wouldn't it be possible to calculate within reason which should have the longest range? i.e. not the exact range, just which should go the longest based on the rocket motors specific impulse and the drag of the missile.

The AIM-120C for example is a lot less draggy than the SD10, whilst being lighter at the same time, so it wouldn't need as powerful a motor to achieve the same range.
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