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AGM-86 ALCM (Air-Launched Cruise Missile) is a unmanned air
vehicle carried by
bombers to strike distant ground targets.
Operational since 1982, the ACLM flies at low
altitudes along a preplanned route to avoid enemy radar. The B
model is nuclear capable.
The AGM-86A's first powered flight occurred on 5
March 1976. They saw combat in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.