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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Rapier FSC
Origin: United Kingdom
Corporations: MBDA
Parent System: Rapier
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1996
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Jernas
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Description: The Rapier FSC was developed to provide a low level air defense capability over the battlefield. It consists of a launcher with 8 missiles and an electro-optical tracker.

The United Kingdom has purchased 71 Rapier systems to protect the RAF airfields and Royal Army units. Rapier B1X is an upgraded model of the baseline Rapier B1.

Rapier Specifications

Weapon Max Range: 8,000 meter
Operational Weight: 1,470 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Rapier News

There are 3 news between
12 Sep 2007 and 4 Sep 2017
Monday, September 4, 2017Royal Navy Successfully Completes First Test Firing of Sea Ceptor Surface-to-Air Missile System
Wednesday, May 18, 2016Rheinmetall to Extend the Service Life of Switzerland's Skyguard Air Defence Systems
Wednesday, September 12, 2007MBDA to Provide Maintenance Work in Support of British Rapier FSC

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 715
Defensive Weapons
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