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General Dynamics SSM-13 Bishop Surface to Surface Missile 

Type: Long range surface attack missile.
Service Use: 2058-2070 RDF (Navy, Space Navy)
Length: 520 cm
Diameter: 45 cm
Wingspan: none
Weight: (A, B) 1500 kg
(C) 1800 kg
Warhead: (A) Plasma
(B) High Explosive Armor Piercing
(C) W-282 thermonuclear reaction warhead
Weight/Yield: (A, B) 700 kg 
(C) Selectable from 100 kT to 750 kT.
Propulsion: Hybrid rocket engine

(A, B) Active seeker radar, inertial navigation system, GPS, and AI interface with infrared terminal guidance.
(C) Multi spectrum passive/active sensors, GPS, and AI interface with permissive action link (PAL).

Max Speed: Mach 13.1
Acceleration: (A, B) 7.1 G
(C) 5.9 G
Range: 2000 km, 208.3 kps delta-v in space


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