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Type 12 SSM

Country of Origin: Japan


The Type 12 surface-to-ship missile (SSM) is a coastal defense guided munition designed and manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan to replace the Type 88 SSM. The new weapon features improved targeting capabilities, target discrimination, command-and-control function, reduced hit point variation and shortened reload time as well as a slightly greater range. The Type 12 can also employ the more accurate multiple round, simultaneous impact (MRSI) firing technique.


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