RIM-72C Sea Chaparral on the bow of a Taiwan navy Kang Ding class frigate.
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About 20 launchers and 250 missiles
RIM-72C Sea Chaparral surface to air missile
12 to 20 missiles per mount, 4 ready to fire
3 to 4 km practical
Over 6 km in favorable conditions
4 km in favorable conditions
-9° to +90°, powered
Manual control by operator
Early warning by ship's radar system
The Sea Chaparral uses the RIM-72C missile, which is nearly identical to the land based MIM-72 Chaparral missiles.
Kang Ding class
The Sea Chaparral is used on the Kang Ding class frigates in service with Taiwan. A single launcher is mounted on the bow.
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