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RB08A

Country of Origin: Sweden

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The RB08A (RoBot) was a long-range, surface-to-surface missile (SSM) based on the French CT20 target drone. The RB08A was powered by a turbojet engine with two booster rockets that dropped off after launch. After firing, the missile made an initial climb and then the autopilot maintained a constant altitude until the active radar homing system took over for the terminal phase.

The missile had a cigar-shaped fuselage with a long radome above the air intake, mid-set swept wings with...

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