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SS-N-9 Siren


The SS-N-9 Siren (Russian: P-120 Malakhit) was an anti-ship missile, fitted initially from surface ships and subsequently installed in the CHARLIE II-class cruise-missile submarines for underwater launch. One of the first generation of cruise missiles for the former Soviet Union, it was superseded by the SS-N-22 Sunburn (see separate entry). It was basically a larger version of the SS-N-7 Starbright.

The missile was formerly deployed on the now scrapped NANUCHKA I and NANUCHKA III...

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