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YJ-62 anti-ship cruise missile

Country of Origin: China


The YingJi-62 (YJ-62) is a long-range anti-ship cruise missile. The missile may also serve as the basis for a longer-range land-attack missile for the Chinese army.

The missile can reportedly sink a vessel with a displacement of more than 3,000 metric tons, according to an Sept. 29, 2014, account in the Want China Timesa news site in Taiwan.

The missile was initially designed for ship or coastal defense, though an air-launched variant may be developed. The YJ-62 will equip China's...

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