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SS-N-16 Stallion

Country of Origin: Russia


A further development of the SS-N-15 Starfish anti-submarine missile, the SS-N-16 Stallion submarine-launched missile substitutes an anti-submarine homing torpedo for the SS-N-15's nuclear warhead. The NATO designation covers what are technically two separate Soviet missile-torpedoes: the RPK-6 Vodopod (waterfall) and the RPK-7 Veter (wind). The RPK-6 is fired from 533-mm torpedo tubes on surface ships, while the RPK-7 is launched from 650-mm torpedo tubes on submarines. The...

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