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Origin: United States of America
Corporations: United Technologies
Parent System: Mk-72
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Description: The MK-72 booster has been designed to extend the range and flight altitude of current and future Standard missile models. The MK-72 booster features four-nozzle thrust vector control, something unique in tactical missiles, enabling steering control (pitch, yaw and roll) for the Standard missile.

The MK-72 booster is been applied to the Standard SM-2 Block IVA Navy's area anti-ballistic missile. This booster will be applied also to the Standard SM-3 Navy's theater wide anti-ballistic missile.

Mk-72 Applications

Defensive Weapons Standard SM-2 Block IV Standard SM-2 Block IVA Standard SM-3 Block IA Standard SM-3 Block IB

Mk-72 Specifications

Diameter: 530 millimeter (20.9 inch)
Length: 1,730 millimeter (68 inch)
Max Takeoff Weight: 680 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Mk-72 News

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on 12 Feb 2007
Monday, February 12, 2007MK 57 Vertical Launching System Tested Successfully

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