|Status:||In Service||In Service|
|Cost:||$145 million for 2009 deal|
|Acquired:||2011||2003 & 2009|
|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|
|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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- Defense Security Cooperation Agency. Department of Defense. Egypt – Harpoon Block II Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles. Defense Security Cooperation Agency. N.p., 18 Dec. 2009. Web. 17 Jan. 2014.
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