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MIM-104A


American surface-to-air missile. Command-guided / semi-active radar-homing. Range 160 km in PAC-1 with software changes. PAC-2 modification with bigger warhead.

Development Cost $: 2,210.100 million. Recurring Price $: 1.367 million in 1982 dollars. Flyaway Unit Cost $: 1.255 million in 1982 dollars. Standard warhead: 90 kg (198 lb). Maximum range: 69 km (42 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Maximum speed: 3,390 kph (2,100 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1982. Total Number Built: 6217.

AKA: SAM-D; MIM-104A; Patriot.
Gross mass: 902 kg (1,988 lb).
Payload: 90 kg (198 lb).
Height: 5.34 m (17.51 ft).
Diameter: 0.40 m (1.31 ft).
Span: 0.91 m (2.98 ft).
Apogee: 24 km (15 mi).

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See also
  • Patriot Standard Army surface-to-air missile. Later versions had anti-tactical missile capability. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Raytheon American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Raytheon, USA. More...

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