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SS-N-26 Strobile anti-ship cruise missile

Country of Origin: Russia


The Yakhont (NATO: SS-N-26 Strobile) is an advanced anti-ship cruise missile designed to target aircraft carriers and other larger warships.

Its capabilities include over-the-horizon targeting; fire-and-forget; flexible flight paths; supersonic speeds at all phases of flight; and the ability to be launched by all types of major warships, submarines and ground-based systems.

The missile can be ground- or sea-launched and skims about 5 ft (1.5 m) above the surface of the water at...

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