Originally Posted By: Alien_MasterMynd
I know it isn't :-) I would guess somewhere around order of 30s, given the flight speed and maximum distance.

Preparation time is the time from "turning the missile on" till the moment it can be launched. It is time neede to start up gyros and all electronics.

1. No no no.

2. Partly correct.This preparation take place only when we have a firing sequence ?