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Harpoon

Harpoon is the long-range lance of the Type 23 frigate, capable of destroying enemy ships far beyond the horizon.

Harpoon
Harpoon
Harpoon
Harpoon

Fitted to all Type 23 Frigates, the Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) Harpoon is a sophisticated anti-ship missile capable of striking at targets more than 80 miles away.

Harpoon uses a combination of inertial guidance and active radar homing to attack its prey.

Cruising at Mach 0.9 and carrying a large high explosive warhead it is powered by a lightweight turbojet, but is accelerated at launch by a booster rocket.

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