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RIM-55 Typhon MR

RIM-50 Typhon LR
Type Long range surface-to-air missile
Place of origin  United States
Service history
In service Canceled 1963
Used by Never Entered Service
Production history
Manufacturer Bendix
Warhead High explosive 137 lb (62 kg) continuous rod, later blast fragmentation
Proximity Fuse

Engine Two-stage, Solid-fueled rocket booster; ramjet sustainer
200 nm (370 km)
Flight ceiling 95,000 ft (29,000 m)
Speed Mach 4.0
Surface Ship

The RIM-50 Typhon LR was a missile that was intended to be a Terrier missile–sized replacement to the Talos missile to be used with the Typhon combat system.[1] The RIM-50 was canceled in 1963 along with the medium range RIM-55, when the Typhon combat system was canceled. The technology in development for this missile was incorporated in to the RIM-67 Standard missile.

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External links

  • RIM-50 Typhon—
  • Bendix SAM-N-8/RIM-50 Typhon LR—Directory of U.S. Military Rockets and Missiles

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