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AIM-9C Sidewinder incorrect weight and model


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# Game version: 2.11.0.52

 

# Description

Now F-8E has AIM-9C as secondary weapons, and It shares mass (88kg) and model with AIM-9D. But in real life, AIM-9C is heavier than AIM-9D and has different shape.

 

According to multiple sources, AIM-9C is 3.02 m (119 inches) long and weighs about 95 kg (210 lb). In contrast, AIM-9D is 2.87 m (113 inches) long and weighs about 86 kg (189 lb).

 

Also Mk 12 Mod 2 GCG used in AIM-9C differs in overall shape from that used in AIM-9D.

 

# Steps to reproduce the issue

  1. In hangar, Select AIM-9D ×2, AIM-9C ×2 loadout in secondary weapons

 

# Affected vehicles

  • F-8E

 

# Files

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# Sources

  • NAVORD OP 3351 Guided Missile AIM-9C, Sidewinder 1C-SAR (Formerly Guided Missile Mk 30 Mod 0) Description, Operation, and Handling dated 15 September 1966, published by Direction of Commander, Naval Ordnance Systems Command
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  • NAVAIR 01-45HHA-1T F-8 Tactical Manual dated 1 July 1969 (Changed 15 June 1970) 
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  • Technical Moderator

Hi,

 

Thanks for the report.

 

I will investigate, test and get back to you shortly,

 

Cheers,

 

_David_Bowie_

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  • Technical Moderator

Hello! 

Thank you for your interest and help improving the game, Your information has been forwarded to the Developers for their consideration.

 

If there is anything further regarding this report a Technical Moderator will contact you.

 

Thank you again for your support. 

 

Kind Regards, _David_Bowie_

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