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Type 88 SSM
Type 90 (SSM-1B)

Based on the Type-80 Air-to-Ship Missile, various anti-ship systems including Type-88 SSM (Surface-to-Ship Missile), Type-90 SSM (Ship-to-Ship Missile), Type-91 and 93 ASMs (Air-to-Ship Missile) have been developed. These systems comprise the Japanese anti-ship missile family and are deployed in the Ground, Maritime, and Air Self Defense Forces.

Specifications

Contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Entered Service1988 - Type 88 SSM
1990 - Type 90 (SSM-1B)
Total length 5.1m
Diameter 0.35m
Wingspan
Weight 660 kg
Warhead Weight
Propulsion Turbojet
Maximum Speed
Maximum effective range 180 km - Type 88 SSM
150 km - Type 90 (SSM-1B)
Guidance mode Inertial guidance + active radar homing
DeploymentType 88 SSM = 320(?), 48 TEL vehicles(?)
Type 90 (SSM-1B) = About 40 as of 1994


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