First deployed in 2000, The US GQM-163 ''Coyote'' is a Surface to Air Missile System currently deployed by The US Navy and it's Allies. The ''Coyote'' is a primary weapons system currently found on many Guided Missile Frigates. A solid-fueled Missile, The GQM-163 is 18-feet in length with a 13-inch diameter. They can achieve an airspeed of Mach 3 with an operational ceiling of 55,000-feet. They range up to 45-miles.