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Armaments - HMR-10/A "Dragon Slayer" Anti Ship Missile

HMR-10/A "Dragon Slayer" Anti Ship Missile


Offcicial Name:
HMR-10/A ASM


Nickname:
Dragon Slayer


Type:
Anti Ship Missile; Cruise Missile


Manufacturer:
Hydra Industries, Port Ember


In service:
2010 - Current


Range:
450Km


Weight:
4000 Kg


Warhead:
300 Kg High Exposive / Armor Piercing Core

The HMR-10/A is a Port Emberian Ramjet Supersonic Cruise Anti ship Missile (ASM).

It is nicknamed the "Dragon Slayer" due to its capability to pose an extreme danger to large warships.

An Anti Submarine Varient named the HMR-10/A-AS is available and in service with the Port Ember Navy.

Further projects is currently underway to design and produce Ground Launched variants, and suitability tests for possible Air Launched variants.

Many Military Sciene Journals have dubbed the HMR-10/A as "Probally the deadliest Anti Ship Missile in existence today".



Development

Hydra Industries started work on the HMR-10/A on commision from the Port Ember Security Forces in early 2005. The missile passed its final tests and declared ready for service in late 2010.

The Port Ember Security Forces had need of a locally produced modern heavy Anti Ship Missile with which to outfit its foreign bought warships. It has since been equipped on the newly developing home-produced warship fleet.



Design

The missile is a supersonic missile featuring a normal aerodynamic configuration with cruciform wings and fins and a semisubmerged air duct intake.

The missile is propelled by 4 x Ramjet engines.

The missile is guided to its target at the final leg of the trajectory by commands fed from the active radar homing head.

Target designation data can be introduced into the missile from the launch platform. Flight mission data is inserted into the missile control system after the input of target coordinates. An inertial system controls the missile in flight, stabilizes it at an assigned altitude and brings it to its designated target. At a certain target range, the homing head is switched on to search for, lock on and track the target. The inertial control system then turns the missile toward the target and changes its flight altitude to an extremely low one. At this altitude, the missile continues the process of homing by the data fed from the homing head and the inertial control system until it hits its target.

Once fired, the missile travels at speeds of Mach 2 at an altitude of 15 Meters. Once the missile switches on its homing head, it drops down to an altitude of 5 meters (sea skimming) and propels to speeds of Mach 3.

The HMR-10/A missile can be employed in fair and adverse weather conditions at sea states up to 5, by day and night, under enemy fire and electronic countermeasures. At a range where staying undetected from enemy ships becomes impossible, it drops to sea-skimming flight and increases speed to decrease the time available for ships to effectively react and defend itself. The missile has low signatures thanks to its sea-skimming capability and a special guidance algorithm ensuring highly secure operational modes of the active radar seeker.

Its active radar seeker operates in both single and multiple missile launch modes, acquiring and locking on targets at a maximum range of up to 20 km.



Technical Statistics

Length: 10 Meters

Diameter: 0.8 Meters

Wingspan: 2 Meters

Weight: 4000 Kilograms

Guidance: Inertial; Satelite Navigation; Active/Passive Radar

Range: 450 Kilometers

Seeker Range: 20 Kilometers

Cruising Speed: Mach 2

Terminal Speed: Mach 3

Cruising Altitude: 15 Meters

Terminal Altitude: 5 Meters

Warhead: 300 Kilograms High Explosive/Armor Piercing Core



Variants

An Anti Submarine Variant named the HMR-10/A-AS is available and in service with the Port Ember Navy

Current design projects is currently underway to design and produce Ground Launched variants, and suitability tests for possible Air Launched variants.

The Republic of Port Ember

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