Long-Range Air-to-Ship Missile

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The Long-Range Air-to-Ship Missile (abbreviated as LASM; also known as the Long-Range Air-to-Surface Missile in Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies, Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War, and Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy) is a special weapon featured in the Ace Combat series. The missile is designed to destroy enemy ships at long range. The missile has high power and armor penetration, thus causing great damage to the selected target from inside. The missile has no area of destruction, therefore it is not suitable for killing groups of enemies.  In the Ace Combat: Assault Horizon game, there is an association between the Long-Range Air-to-Ground Missile (LAGM) and  the Long-Range Air-to-Ship Missile (LASM) mixing them into a different type named LAGM, and as a result, the missile flies to the chosen target as an anti-ship missile, but has an area of destruction as the air-to-ground missile.

Game Analysis

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

"Long-range air-to-surface missiles. They are mainly powerful against enemy fleets, so make sure you choose the right weapon in other situations."

LASMs operate similarly to how they have in previous titles, flying to surface-skimming levels to engage enemy ships. They are a potent weapon in missions where there is a significant enemy naval presence, due to the almost unique ability to destroy most warships with a single missile. However, the blast radius is less potent than that of the LACM and LAGM, and its flightpath allows it to be interrupted by terrain, two factors which make it less than desirable for ground targets.


Aircraft Price (MRP) Ammo
(Takeoff Weight
Augmentation (Sp. W)
Lv. 1)
(Takeoff Weight
Augmentation (Sp. W)
Lv. 2)
F-2A 0 14 22 30
F/A-18F Super Hornet 30,000 16 24 32
Mirage 2000-5 9,000 14 22 30
Su-33 Flanker-D 30,000 16 24 32
Su-35S Flanker-E 90,000 20 28 36
X-02S Strike Wyvern 200,000 24 32 40
ASF-X Shinden II 0 22 30 38
F-2A -Super Kai- 0 20 28 36


Ace Combat Infinity

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"An air-to-ship missile that features both long range and high power.
Though not as large as a bomb, the blast after impact is still large, enveloping the vicinity of the target.
Although most effective against ship targets, it is also an effective air-to-ground weapon against ground targets at distance."


Lv.1 12 F E B+ C+ F+ B 0
Lv.2 27 F E+ B+ B F+ B 23,680
Lv.3 35 F E+ B+ B E B 92,160
Lv.4 64 F E+ B+ B E B 361,600
Lv.5 91 F D B+ B+ E B+ 788,800
Total Credit Price from Lv.0 to Lv.5 1,266,240

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy

LASM Icon Legacy.jpg
"An air-to-surface missile with high power and extremely long range. Especially effective when used in anti-ship attacks"


Aircraft Price Ammo
F-2A Starting weapon 8
F-35C Lightning II 29,800 8
JAS-39 Gripen NG 13,200 8
Rafale M 13,900 8


LASM Stats Legacy.jpg


Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation

"Nearly matching the destructive power of a free-fall bomb, the LASM's blast radius is capable of damaging facilities beyond the main target area. Equipped with a powerful radar/seeker, the LASM is capable of destroying otherwise unapproachable targets such as ships and radar stations, from long range. There are several different guidance systems available."


Aircraft Price Ammo
Mirage 2000-5 Starting weapon 15
Tornado GR.4 6,500 20
F-2A Starting weapon 28
Rafale M 8,500 40
F-117A Nighthawk 10,500 35


Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War

LASM icon.jpg
"An air-to-ship missile with high power and extremely long range. Especially effective when used in anti-ship attacks."
― Hangar


Aircraft Price Ammo
F-1 5,100 10
F-2A Starting weapon 12
F/A-18C Hornet Starting weapon 10
F-35C Lightning II Starting weapon 14
Rafale M Starting weapon 14
Tornado GR.4 29,200 12


Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

"An air-to-surface missile with high power and extremely long range. Especially effective when used in anti-ship attacks."
― Hangar


Aircraft Ammo
F-2A 12
F/A-18C Hornet 10
Rafale M 14
F-35C Lightning II 14

Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies

"Long-Range Air-to-Surface Missile: fire and forget weapon capable of attacking surface targets from standoff ranges."


Aircraft Price Ammo
Mirage 2000 56,000 10
Tornado IDS 70,000 12
F/A-18C Hornet 72,000 14
Rafale M 111,000 16
F-2A 121,000 18
Su-37 Terminator 146,000 20