The Sidewinder guided missile is approximately
113 inches in length, 5 inches in diameter, weighs
approximately 190 pounds, and consists of five major
components. These components are the guidance and
control section, the target detector section, the S&A
device, the warhead section, and the rocket motor
section (fig. 3-9).
Figure 3-8.AIM-9 series Sidewinder guided missile.
Figure 3-9.AIM-9 series Sidewinder guided missile (exploded view).