Anti-ship weapons

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The AGM-84 Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-shipping missile system. Its low-level, sea-skimming cruise capability, active radar guidance, it is also capable of doing a pop up attack during the terminal phase to be a more difficult target for ship's air defenses.
In falcon BMS, it is carried by the Block 40, 40 EAF, 52+ EAF, KF-16, F/A-18, F-15K and AV-8B+.

Learning objectives

  1. Know how to use the AG radar in SEA mode to detect potential targets.
  2. Know how to power on the AGM-84 using the SMS page (be advised you have to power ON each missiles loaded using MSL step)
  3. Know how to setup the missile with the WPN page (lauching mode, search area, Fly-out mode and Terminal maneuver)
  4. know the differences between the 3 launching modes (RBL – Range and Bearing Launch Mode, BOL – Bearing Only Launch Mode and LOS – Line Of Sight Launch Mode)