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Ra'ad anti-ship cruise missile

Country of Origin: Iran


The Ra'ad (Thunder) is an Iranian development of the Chinese CSS-C-3 Seersucker missile, which is itself a development of the CSS-C-2 Silkworm. The missile is said to be capable of low-altitude flight while evading radar jamming and resisting electronic countermeasures.

The missile shares many characteristics with its Chinese predecessors. However, it has a longer fuselage and the jet-engine ducts have been placed in front of the rear control surfaces. It utilizes a liquid-fueled...

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