CITEFA MP-1000 Martin Pescador

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Martín Pescador

The Martín Pescador MP-1000 was an Argentine air-to-surface missile developed by the CITEFA (Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas de las FFAA - Armed Forces Scientific and Technical Research Institute). The main user was the COAN (Comando Aviación Naval - Naval Aviation Command) of the Argentine Navy.

The Martin Pescador MP-1000 missile was radio guided, only in altitude. It is currently out of service, and the surviving airframes are scheduled to be converted to the AS-25K model, also in use by the Argentine Navy.

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  • Type: Anti-ship missile
  • Manufacturer: CITEFA
  • Diameter: 22 cm (2 ft 5 in)
  • Length: 295 cm (86 in)
  • Wingspan: 73 cm (2 ft 5 in)
  • Total weight: 140 kg (308 lb)
  • Standard warhead weight/mass: 40 kg (88 lb)
  • Warhead type: HE
  • Maximum range: 9 km (5.6 mi)
  • Guidance: radio command

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