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KN-01 anti-ship cruise missile

Country of Origin: North Korea


The KN-01 is a North Korean anti-ship cruise missile thought to be derived from the Chinese CSS-C-3 Seersucker, a copy of the Russian SS-N-2 Styx, but with a longer range. There has also been speculation that the Iranian Ra'ad missile is based on the KN-01.

To achieve greater range than the Seersucker, North Korea is thought to have installed a turbojet engine in the KN-01 in place of the original rocket motor.

The missile is guided by an active radar seeker and an infrared homing...

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