|Operator:||Bahrain||Egypt||Jordan||Kuwait||Saudi Arabia||United Arab Emirates||Israel|
|Status:||In Service||In Service||In Service||In Service||In Service||In Service||In Service|
|Number:||1 fire unit||8 fire units||5 fire units||6 fire units||10 fire units||5 fire units||17 fire units|
|Cost:||$206 million deal|
|Country of origin:||United States|
|Class:||Medium-range air defense|
|Range:||24.9 miles (40 km)|
|Altitude:||59,055.1 ft (18 km)|
|Warhead:||300 lbs (136.2 kg) high explosive|
|Speed:||2,055.2 mph (Mach 2.7)|
|Weight:||1,400 lbs (635 kg)|
|Length:||16.7 ft (5.1 m)|
|Diameter:||14.57 in (0.37 m)|
|Propellant:||Aerojet M112 dual-thrust solid-fueled rocket|
|Guidance System:||Radar directed semi-active homing|
|Accuracy:||85% single shot kill probability|
|Radar(s):||AN/MPQ-61 High power illuminating continuous wave radar High power continuous wave radar (HPI)|
|AN/MPQ-62 Continuous wave acquisition radar (CWAR)|
|AN/MPS-50 Pulse Acquisition Radar (PAR) and passive optical scan|
|Launch Platform:||M192 towed launcher|
|Missiles Per Launcher:||3|
|Fire Unit:||6 x launchers, 2 x HPI, 1 x CWAR, 1 x PAR, 1 x fire distribution center (FDC)|
|Notes:||Cost per missile: $250,000|
|Cost per fire unit: $15 million|
|Cost per battery: $30 million|
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