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Also Known As: MIM-72, RIM-72 Sea Chaparral and RIM-72C
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: Sea Chaparral
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
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Description: RIM-72 Sea Chaparral is a ship-based air defense system utilizing AIM-9 Sidewinder short range missile. Sea Chaparral point air defense system was provided to Taiwan's Kang Ding frigates. This missile system was criticized by its poor performance. Ground-based Chaparral point air defense is mounted on M730 armored vehicle.

Chaparral Applications

Air Defense Systems M730 Frigates Kang Ding

Chaparral Specifications

Diameter: 120 millimeter
Length: 2.90 meter
Wingspan: 630 millimeter
Max Range: 10,000 meter
Top Speed: 850 mps (3,061 kph)
Warhead: 10 kilogram
Weight: 86 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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