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.

Sources:

Lebanon receives first Bradleys

The United States handed over the first eight of 32 Bradley M2A2 infantry fighting vehicles to the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) on 14 August, in a ceremony held at Beirut’s port. Speaking during the ceremony, US Ambassador Elizabeth Richard said the Bradleys represented an investment of more than USD100 million that will “provide the Lebanese […]

Algeria confirms Buk delivery

Algeria’s acquisition of Buk-M2E surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems has effectively been confirmed by the August issue of the People’s National Army’s (ANP) El-Djeichmagazine. The publication included an article covering the ‘Majd 2017’ exercise held in July, which was supported by a collage of Algerian military equipment – including a transporter erector launcher and radar (TELAR) vehicle […]

Boeing wins $222m Chinook order for Saudi Arabia

The Boeing Co.-Philadelphia, Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $222,549,505 firm-fixed-price modification (P00069) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0002 for eight each CH-47F new build helicopters to support the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC). Work will be performed in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of July 30, 2021. Fiscal 2017 foreign military […]

BAE Rolls Out First Omani Typhoon, Hawk

The first of the 12 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighters and eight Hawk Mk 166 advanced jet trainers ordered by Oman were “formally presented” to the customer on 15 May, BAE Systems announced. The event was held at the company’s Warton production and testing facility in the United Kingdom and attended by Sayyid Badr bin Saud […]

Raytheon Awarded $12 Million to Provide Engineering Services to Israeli Patriot Missiles

Raytheon, Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded an $11,951,853 modification (P00001) to foreign military sales (Israel) contract W31P4Q-17-C-0073 for engineering services for the PATRIOT weapon system. Work will be performed in Andover, Massachusetts; Billerica, Massachusetts; Burlington, Massachusetts; El Segundo, California; El Paso, Texas; Huntsville, Alabama; Indianapolis, Indiana; Tewksbury, Massachusetts; and White Sands, New Mexico, with an estimated […]

The Saudis’ New Warships Are Missing Something

The U.S. State Department approved an $11.25-billion sale last month of four Lockheed Martin “Multi-Mission Surface Combatants,” or MMSCs, for the Royal Saudi Navy. While the announcement is only for a “possible” purchase, the deal is likely to move forward given Saudi Arabia’s need to update its aging Persian Gulf fleet. The sale comes as […]