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Designation:

Matra MPM-17 Scimitar Multi-Purpose Missile

Type: Long range all mode anti-mecha/surface/ship missile
Service Use: (A, B, C) 2048-2065 RDF (All branches)
Length: 380 cm
Diameter: 22 cm
Wingspan: 42 cm
Weight: (A, B) 254 kg
(C) 288 kg
Warhead: (A) High explosive armor piercing multi-purpose
(B) Plasma
(C) W-220 Nuclear reaction
Weight/Yield: (A, B) 51 kg
(C) selectable 10 kT to 50 kT
Propulsion: Booster/sustainer rocket engine
Guidance: (A, B) Combined IIR, UV/visual and active radar homing.
(C) Combined IIR, UV/visual and active radar homing, with permissive action link (PAL).
Max Speed: Mach 5.9
Acceleration: (A, B) 2.9 G
(C) 2.6 G
Range: 250 km (atmosphere) 137.4 kps delta-v (space)
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