Military Periscope Logo

Type 80 anti-ship missile

Country of Origin: Japan

description

The Type 80 is a "fire-and-forget" weapon – similar in this regard to the French Exocet and U.S. Harpoon missiles.

The missile is a thick cylinder with a blunt nose and a cruciform delta wing indexed in line with cruciform tail fins.

The missile flies on inertial guidance and sea-skims all the way into the target.

The Type 80 proved to be a reliable design and other missiles were developed based upon it, including the Type 88 SSM, Type 90 SSM, Type 91 and Type 93 ASMs.

status

The Type...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.