Manufacturer

Raytheon, Aerojet (United States)

Type

Ship-based missile system to intercept short- to intermediate-range ballistic missiles and anti-satellite capability

Maximum Speed

Mach 7.88 (5965 mph, 9,600 km/h)

Range

greater than 270 nm (500 km)

Warhead

Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile kinetic warhead

Guidance System

GPS, inertial navigation system, semi-active radar homing, passive long-wavelength infrared seeking

Dimensions

Length: 21 ft 6 in (6.55 m)

Diameter: 13.5 in (0.34 m)

Wingspan: 62 in (1.57 m)

Weight

3360 lbs (1524 kg)

Propulsion

Stage 1: MK 72 booster, solid-fuel rocket motor

Stage 2: MK 104 dual-thrust, solid-fuel rocket motor

Stage 3: MK 136 third stage, solid-fuel rocket motor

Stage 4: Throttleable divert and attitude control system rocket motor with four main divert nozzles and six attitude control nozzles to intercept incoming ballistic missiles with pinpoint accuracy




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