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LAU-88

The LAU-88A and LAU-88A/A are triple rail launching systems used on the A-10 and the F-16. They are one of two launchers designed to fire the AGM-65 Maverick. The other, a newer single rail system, is the LAU-117/A. Due to high drag, modified versions of the LAU-88A/A have been fitted to high performance aircrafts like the F-16. In these versions drag has dropped by as much as 60 percent. This Hughes product can only be fitted to nr. 3 and 7 stations of the F-16, where as the LAU-117/A can be fitted to nr. 3, 4, 6 and 7 stations.

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