Operator: Bahrain Turkey UAE
Status: In Service In Service In Service
Number: 30 72 (originally 120) 100 (additional unknown amount on order – 2015)
Cost: $70 million $132 million 2010 – $1,043,726,525; 2015 – $174 million
Acquired: November 2010 December 1995 December 2010
General Specs:
Country of origin: United States
Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin
Introduced: 1986
Class: SRBM
Range: Block I: 102.5 miles (165 km); Block IA: 186.4 miles (300 km)
Warhead: 500 lb TACMS pentrator precision unitary, M74 submunitions, BAT anti-tank submunition
Speed: Mach 3
Weight: 3688.3 lbs (1,673 kg)
Length: 13 ft
Diameter: 24 in
Propellant: Solid fuel rocket motor
Guidance System: Inertial Navigation with GPS
Accuracy: <100 meters
Launch Platform: M270 M270 M270, HIMARS
Combat history: Gulf War, Iraq War

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State Department Approves $900 Million Sale of Mobile Artillery Rocket Systems to the UAE

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