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RBS15 Gungnir  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2025
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: RBS15 Mk4 and RBS15 Next-Generation
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Diehl BGT Defence and Saab*   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: RBS15
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: ?
Family Members: RBS15 Mk3
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Description: The RBS15 is a long range, sea-skimming, fire and forget, anti-ship missile for use from aircraft, ships and ground vehicles. It features a tactical flexibility trajectory with a large number of waypoints and altitudes to hide the launching location increasing the survivability of the launching platform. It is suitable for blue sea operations and littoral warfare. The missile has two lateral boosters for extended range, without the booster the RBS15 only weighs 630 kg. The RBS15 guidance system consists of a GPS/INS and radar altimeter navigation system and a terminal phase active radar seeker. The RBS15 missiles are countermeasures resistant and several of them can be programmed to reach the target area simultaneously from different directions to better penetrate the ship's air defenses.

The RBS15 Next-Generation, now RBS15 Gungnir for surface ship launched variants or RBS15 Mk4 for air-launched variants, is an upgraded version of the RBS15 anti-ship missile featuring improved combat range, an upgraded target seeker, and a lower mass compared to the earlier system. The RBS15 Next-Generation missile also has an ability to combat a wide spectrum of naval and land-based targets, an all-weather capability and a new design enabling future growth potential. The Swedish Armed Forces plans call for the deployment of the new missile on the Gripen E jet and the Visby class corvettes. The Next-Generation anti-ship missile development contract was awarded to Saab on March 31, 2017.

RBS15 Gungnir Applications

Combat Aircraft JAS 39E Gripen JAS 39F Gripen Fighting Ships Visby

RBS15 Gungnir Specifications

Max Range: 300 kilometer (162 nautical mile)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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RBS15 Gungnir News

There are 4 news between
31 Mar 2017 and 16 Oct 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018RBS15 Gungnir Anti-Ship Missile Available in Surface Launch Variant
Monday, July 16, 2018Saab Launches RBS15 Gungnir Anti-Ship Missile
Friday, April 28, 2017Sweden Defense Procurement Agency Places Order for Next-Generation Anti-Ship Missile
Friday, March 31, 2017Saab to Develop Next-Generation Anti-Ship Missile

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