Country of Origin: Russia
The SS-N-12 Sandbox followed the SS-N-3 Shaddock anti-ship missile, both being capable of supersonic speed. They were initially deployed on Soviet KIEV-class aircraft carriers, which entered service in the mid-1970s.
The missile has a two-section tailless airframe, a cylindrical forebody with a pointed nose and a larger aft section with a ventral turbojet intake; swept wings with trailing edge control surfaces; and small tail fins.
Despite the higher speed, the Sandbox probably...
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