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SS-N-15 Starfish anti-submarine rocket

Country of Origin: Russia


The SS-N-15 Starfish is a submarine-tube launched anti-submarine rocket with a nuclear warhead. The missile is similar in concept to the U.S. Navy's SUBROC (submarine rocket) or Sea Lance with the planned nuclear depth bomb. The missile is reportedly carried in most modern Russian nuclear-propelled attack submarines.

The Starfish is fitted to launch from Russian 53- or 60-cm torpedo tubes. After the torpedo launch, a rocket booster propels the Starfish clear of the sea surface to...

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