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MM40 Exocet  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: 700
Origin: France
Corporations: MBDA
Parent System: Exocet
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1975
Total Production: 4,045
Family Members: AM39 Exocet, MM38 Exocet, MM40 Block 3 Exocet, MM40BC Exocet and SM39 Exocet
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Description: The combat-proven Exocet is a sea-skimming, subsonic, fire-and-forget, anti-ship missile. It entered service in 1975 with the French Navy. The guidance system consists of an inertial navigation system and an active radar seeker for the terminal phase. Exocet features a 165 kg shaped charge warhead. It is one of the most popular anti-ship missiles in the western hemisphere. More than 3,300 Exocet missiles have been produced for 33 countries.

The MM40 is an ECCM-protected, ship-launched, increased in length, long range version of the Exocet missile enabled to engage over the horizon targets. The MM40 features a better performance in heavy countermeasures ECM environments. MM40 missiles received upgrades from Block 2 program breakthroughs.

MM40 Exocet Applications

Fighting Ships Almirante Padilla Aviso Type A69 Barroso Combattante III Diponegoro Esmeraldas F70 AA F70 ASM FPB 44 FPB 62 Gowind 200 Inhauma Jebat Khareef La Fayette MEKO 360 MEKO A-200 AAW MEKO A-200 ASW Niteroi Province Quahir al Amwaj Roussen Sawari II TNC 45 Vita

MM40 Exocet Specifications

Diameter: 350 millimeter (13.8 inch)
Length: 5.80 meter (228 inch)
Wingspan: 1.13 meter
Max Range: 72,000 meter (38.9 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 309 mps (1,113 kph)
Warhead: 165 kilogram (364 pound)
Weight: 870 kilogram (1,918 pound)
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)

MM40 Exocet News

There are 9 news between
10 Feb 2004 and 10 May 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012Brazilian Navy Test Fires MM40 Exocet with New Avibras Motor
Thursday, October 8, 2009French Navy Orders Three More FREMM Frigates
Tuesday, January 20, 2009MBDA to Upgrade 45 Exocet Block 2 to Block 3 Missile Standard for the French Navy
Wednesday, December 5, 2007Oman Orders VL Mica and Exocet for its Khareef-class Vessels
Tuesday, January 17, 2006MBDA Introduces Ship-Launched Marte Mk2/N Missile
Thursday, October 6, 2005Indian Scorpene Submarines to Receive Exocet Missiles
Monday, September 13, 2004Sawari II Completes SAAM Trials
Tuesday, June 15, 2004South African Navy Christens a New Corvette and a New Submarine
Tuesday, February 10, 2004French Navy Orders Exocet Block 3 Missiles

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