AS12 WEAPON SYSTEM PART 1: THE AS12 MISSILE SIGHT [Main Title]
Navy Instructional film on the AS12 air-to-surface guided missile, shown fitted to the Wasp helicopter. The film outlines the threat from small, fast, missile-armed attack boats that the AS12 was designed to counter, with reference to the Soviet Komar Class fast attack craft. An AS12 is shown as it and its separately-stored warhead are unpacked, assembled and mounted on a Wasp helicopter. The preparation of the warhead fuse is shown, before a cutaway training model of the missile is used to point out key interior components. The detonation process is explained, as are the associated controls and indicators in the helicopter's cockpit. The M260 sight is also shown and briefly described.