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CSS-C-2 Silkworm

Country of Origin: China


The Chinese Silkworm is a subsonic shipboard and coastal defense anti-ship missile developed from the Soviet SS-N-2 Styx. An early anti-ship missile, the Silkworm is largely outdated.

The coastal defense version is designated CSS-C-2 Silkworm by the West and Hai Ying-1 (Sea Eagle-1) by China.

The original CSS-N-1 Scrubbrush was identical to the Soviet SS-N-2 Styx. The CSS-C-2 Silkworm represents the first Chinese-built version with significant variance. It is used primarily as a...

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