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AS-4 Kitchen anti-ship missile

Country of Origin: Russia


The AS-4 was Russia's primary anti-ship missile.

The missile features delta wings at mid-body, cruciform "chopped delta" fins at the tail and a ventral fin that is folded during flight.

The flight path includes launch at approximately 20,000 ft (6,100 m), a rapid climb to high altitude, cruise at Mach 2.5-3.5, and a steep dive onto the target.

There are also strategic and anti-radiation versions.


In service. Russia has widely employed the Kh-22 since it launched its invasion of...

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