GAM-67 Crossbow Note: This item is currently in storage. The GAM-67 (Guided Air Missile) was a pilotless drone initially designed as a high altitude target. The Crossbow was powered by a Continental J69 gas turbine and could achieve speeds approaching Mach I. The Crossbow was also capable of being ground launched using a zero length rail system. The GAM-67 was controlled through ground control signals and an onboard autopilot. Beginning the late 1950s, the GAM-67 was replaced by more efficient single purpose drones like the Boeing GAM-72 Quail decoy and the Teledyne Ryan Firebee (AQM-34L) reconnaissance vehicle. Transferred from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index. Find Out More Related Fact Sheets ADM-20 Quail Teledyne-Ryan AQM-34L Firebee Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.