|Status:||In Service||In Service||In Service|
|Cost:||$69 million in 1990 for first 29 missiles|
|Acquired:||1990 – 1997||1983||1997 – 2001|
|Country of origin:||United States|
|Manufacturer:||McDonnell Douglas (Now Boeing)|
|Range:||80.78 miles (130 km)|
|Warhead:||Single warhead: 489.43 lbs (222 kg) HE blast penetration|
|Weight:||1503.55 lbs (682 kg)|
|Length:||14.44 ft (4.64 m)|
|Diameter:||1.11 ft (34 cm)|
|Wingspan:||36 inches (91.4 cm)|
|Propellant:||Teledyne Turbojet/solid propellant booster|
|Guidance System:||Active radar homing to detect and track enemy vessels; inertial navigation used until missile reaches target area.|
|Accuracy:||Over 90% success rate|
|Launch Platform:||Submarine launched from a 533 mm torpedo tube; the missile floats to the surface in a special cannister. At the surface, the a sensor initiates the release of the capsule nose and tail sections, followed by the ignition of the missile boost motor. The missile exits the capsule as the wings and fins unfold and it is propelled into its flight.|
|Romeo class||Dolphin class||Gur class|
|Type 209||Preveze class|
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- Parsch, Andreas. “Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) AGM/RGM/UGM-84 Harpoon.”Designation-Systems.net. N.p., 8 July 2008. Web. 17 Jan. 2014.
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