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Mk-29 Guided Missile Launching System

The Mk-29 Guided Missile Launching System (GMLS) delivers effective protection against airborne and surface threats using the proven RIM-7 NATO Sea Sparrow missile. As the latest upgrade to the Mk-29 GMLS, the Mk-29 MOD 4 allows the launcher to launch the RIM-162 Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM).
Mk-29 Guided Missile Launching System

Contractor

Manufacturer: Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems - Tewksbury, Massachusetts, USA

Characteristics

Dimensions
Length: 3.56 meters 140 inches
Width: 3.76 meters 148 inches
Height: 2.51 meters 99 inches
Weight
Weight (without missiles): 4 762 kilograms 10 498 pounds
Weight (with missiles): 7 030 kilograms 15 498 pounds
Features
Missile capacity: 8 missiles

Timeline

1975 - Date deployed