File:Exocet impact.jpg

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Exocet_impact.jpg(291 × 342 pixels, file size: 17 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

Non-free media information and use rationale for Exocet

Two sequential stop-frame images of an Exocet MM40 missile striking a test target, within one jpg file

Source photograph copyright to CEL [1] [2]



Portion used

Entire two frames

Low resolution?


Purpose of use

Illustrative of penetrative ability of missile, as part of an article on the technology and history of the weapon. This weapon was used in anger during the Falklands war, and the article discusses the capabilities of the missile in terms of its live fire consequences.


Image taken from high speed film of test firing only obtainable from copyright sources (manufacturer or military). Weapon was never used by US military, so no possibility of PD images from US govt source.

Other information

Original location; image dimensions 454px × 534px; size of file 51.07 kB (52299 bytes)

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Exocet//

File history

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current01:18, 4 July 2017Thumbnail for version as of 01:18, 4 July 2017291 × 342 (17 KB)DatBot (talk | contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
06:13, 24 December 2004No thumbnail454 × 534 (51 KB)Rama (talk | contribs){{fairuse}}
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