Sea-based Kalibr cruise missile for ships and
In 2015 Russia shook the world by deploying cruise missiles against terrorists for the first time in the country’s history.Denis Abramov/RIA Novosti
The projectiles flew so
What’s more, the missiles also have a range of up to 2,500 km and an accuracy of 30 meters.
Ground-based missiles for Iskander-M rocket launch system
Loading a quasi ballistic missile into an Iskander-M missile launcher during a military exercise held by missile and artillery units of the Russian Eastern Military District's 5th army at a firing range in Ussuriysk.Yuri Smityuk/TASS
This system was not actually tested during Russia’s intervention in Syria, but these beasts are still one of the world’s most deadly
Each various missile can be charged with a warhead packed with up to 500
Kh-101 missile can eliminate targets up to 5,500 km away with an accuracy of five to 50 meters. They were initially made for Russian Tu-160M2 strategic bombers and will be installed on the next generation PAK DA
This missile that can eliminate targets up to 5,500 km away with an accuracy of five to 50 meters. They were initially made for Russian Tu-160M2 strategic bombers and will be installed on the next generation PAK DA, which will be ready at the end of this month.
“The rocket has a new technological system based on a combined guidance complex packing an inertial system, electro-optical, and electronic correction. One of its main features lacking on previous weapon systems is that pilots can manually change the coordinates of targets in battle situations,” Viktor Litovkin, a military expert from the TASS news agency, told Russia Beyond.
Each of these rockets weighs around 2.5 tonnes and can carry a 400-kilo, high explosive warhead. They travel towards their targets on variable flight paths, making it harder for air defense systems to pick them up on their radars. This missile can also skirt the ground, like the Kalibr.
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