ⓘ Category:Military equipment by war

Weapons of the Falklands War

The Exocet is probably the most famous weapon of the war, sinking two British ships and damaging a third. Operated by both sides the missile was used by the Argentine Navy either air launched from Dassault Super Etendard jets and from an improvised land launcher. See main article Exocet. The Sea Skua was a British light anti-ship missile, fired from Lynx helicopters, its warhead is only 20 kg compared with the Exocets 165 kg. However, hits from three Sea Skua missiles badly damaged the Argentine ARA Alferez Sobral. See main article Sea Skua. The AS.12 was a French built light anti-ship mis ...