RGM-84L Harpoon II

Operator: Turkey Egypt
Status: In Service In Service
Number: 4 45
Cost: $145 million for 2009 deal
Acquired: 2011 2003 & 2009
General Specs:
Country of origin: United States
Manufacturer: Boeing Defence, Space & Security
Introduced: First delivered 2001
Range: 77.05 miles (124 km)
Warhead: Penetration, high-explosive blast; 500-pound (226.80 kg)
Speed: High subsonic speed
Weight: 1,523 lbs (690.8 kg)
Length: 15.18 ft (4.68 m)
Diameter: 1.125 ft (34.29 cm)
Wingspan: 2.95 ft (0.9 m)
Propellant: Teledyne Turbojet/solid propellant booster
Guidance System: SLAM guidance computer. GPS-aided inertial navigation system (INS) to strike targets on land and ships stationed in port; allows the missile to be used against land targets with known positions
Accuracy: Over 90% success rate
Launch Platform: Surface launched (Ship or land-based) using the Mk 140 or 141 launch canister
Oliver Hazard Perry class Descubierta class
Dogan class Oliver Hazard Perry class
Barbaros class Knox class
Yavuz class
Yildiz class
Knox class
Kilic class
Misc: It uses a software package, mission computer, integrated GPS/INS, and GPS antenna and receiver from the AGM-84H SLAM-ER (Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response).
Land attack capability of these missiles was removed before delivery to Egypt after Israeli pressure.
Also known as the Harpoon Block II.



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