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580795 Gun & Modified AGM-78 Antisatellite Missile

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Project Spike using F-106A 58-0795 of ADWC as an ASAT vehicle with a General Electric M61A1 Vulcan 20MM Cannon mounted on centerline and the modified air-launched AGM-78 Antisatellite missile under the wing. When released from the launching aircraft its motor is ignited. At a certain point in its trajectory, the missile released a miniature homing vehicle which destroyed the satellite by impact.

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