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RBS15 Mk3  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: MTO-85 and RBS15SFIII
Origin: Sweden
Corporations: Diehl-Gruppe and Saab
Parent System: RBS15
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1990
Total Production: ?
Family Members: RBS15 Gungnir
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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 Mk3 is the latest most advanced version of the RBS15 anti-ship missile in service within the Swedish armed forces. The German 130 class corvettes are equipped with four RBS15 Mk3 missiles beginning in 2007.

On 22 September 2005, German Federal Procurement Agency (BWB) along with Saab and Dhiel BGT Defence signed a procurement contract for the RBS15 Mk3 missile to equip German Navy's K130-class corvettes. The co-operation agreement was valued at SEK350 million approx. $53 million to Saab Bofors Dynamics. Dhiel was set to work around development, production and marketing of the RBS15 missile. On 6 October 2006, Saab Bofors Dynamics and the Polish companies MESKO and BUMAR on behalf of its Ministry of Defense signed the 110 million Euro procurement contract for the RBS15 Mk3 missiles to be integrated into the upgrade ORKAN-class corvettes.

RBS15 Mk3 Applications

Combat Aircraft JAS 39C Gripen JAS 39D Gripen Saab 37 Viggen Fighting Ships Goteborg Hamina Helsinki K130 Braunschweig Kralj Orkan Rauma Visby

RBS15 Mk3 Specifications

Diameter: 500 millimeter (19.7 inch)
Length: 4.35 meter (171 inch)
Wingspan: 1.40 meter
Max Range: 200 kilometer (108 nautical mile)
Weight: 630 kilogram (1,389 pound)
Weight with Booster: 800 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
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RBS15 Mk3 News

There are 19 news between
2 Dec 2003 and 16 Jul 2018
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Monday, July 16, 2018Saab Launches RBS15 Gungnir Anti-Ship Missile
Tuesday, May 16, 2017Swordfish MPA to Deliber Multirole Maritime Air Power
Friday, May 12, 2017Tactical Missiles Corporation Outlines Advantages of Kh-35UE Anti-Ship Missile
Wednesday, April 19, 2017Saab Awarded Contract in Support of Polish Navy RBS 15 Mk 3 Missiles
Thursday, October 27, 2016Croatian Navy Successfully Fires RBS 15 Anti-Ship Missiles
Wednesday, October 26, 2016Saab Signs Agreement with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa on Polish Navy Modernization
Tuesday, November 3, 2015Croatian Navy Successfully Tests RBS15 Mk3 Anti-Ship Missile from Missile Boat
Wednesday, June 10, 2015RBS15 Mk3 Anti-Ship Missile Declared Operational on German Navy's K130 Class Corvettes
Tuesday, January 20, 2015RBS15 Mk3 Anti-Ship Missile Qualified for Use by Polish Navy Orkan-class Fast Attack Boats
Thursday, December 13, 2012Saab Receives Order for RBS15 Mk3 Missiles

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