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AS-5 Kelt anti-ship missile

Country of Origin: Russia

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The AS-5 Kelt was a second-generation anti-ship missile that generally resembled the missile it replaced, the AS-1 Kennel. It also had an anti-radar and land attack capability.

The missile had a portly airframe with a rounded nose and thickened keel, swept wings with stall fences on the top surface and a swept tail group with an aerial at the top.

status

No longer in service.

Initial operational capability (IOC) was attained in 1965-1966. There were more than 1,000 missiles manufactured...

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