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Type 91 (SAM-2)
Type 93 (SAM-3)

The Type 91 (SAM-2) and Type 93 (SAM-3) are Man-Portable Surface-to-Air Missiles. The Defense Agency made a requirement of using the Type-91 SAM missile as an air-to-air missile for the OH-X project. This required developing a launcher able to adapt to such changing environmental conditions ashelicopter mount vibration.

Specifications

Contractor Toshiba
Entered Service1991 - Type 91 (SAM-2)
1993 - Type 93 (SAM-3)
Total length 1.43 meters
Diameter 0.08 meters
Wingspan
Weight 11.5 kg
Warhead HE fragmentation
Propulsion solid
Maximum Speed
Maximum effective range 5 km
Guidance mode IR and visible imaging
Single-shot hit probability


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