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MARTIN B-76

Posted 7/8/2009 Printable Fact Sheet

Like its predecessor, the Matador, the Mace was a tactical surface-launched missile designed to destroy ground targets. It was first designated as the TM-76 and later as the MGM-13.

The museum has a Martin CGM-13B Mace on display in the Cold War Gallery.


Type Number built/
converted
Remarks
TM-76 n/a Improved TM-61 Matador


Note: The B-76 became the TM-76 (Tactical Missile) and then MGM-13 (Mobile Launched Ground Attack Missile) or CGM-13 (Semi-Hardened Launched Ground Attack Missile).

TECHNICAL NOTES:
Armament: Conventional or nuclear warhead
Engine: Allison J33 of 5,200 lbs. thrust; Thiokol solid-propellant booster rocket of 100,000 lbs. thrust
Maximum speed: 650 mph./565 knots in level flight; supersonic in final dive
Range: 1,400 statute miles/1,217 nautical miles
Operating altitude: from under 1,000 ft. to 40,000 ft.
Span: 22 ft. 11 in.
Length: 44 ft. 6 in.
Height: 9 ft. 7 in.
Weight: 18,000 lbs. at launch

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