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MIM-72 / M48 Chaparral
Forward Area Air-Defense System [FAADS]

Length 114.5in (2.91m)
Body diameter 5.0in (12.7cm)
Span 25in (64cm)
Launch weight 185lbs (84kg)
Propulsion Rocketdyne MK36 Mod 5 single-stage solid motor
Guidance Initial optical aiming. IR homing to target heat emitter
Maximum range About 5,250 yards (4,800m)
Maximum effective altitude About 8,200 ft (2,500m)
Flight speed About mach 2.5
Warhead 28lbs (12.7kg) continuous rod HE

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