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AS-3 Kangaroo air-to-surface missile

Country of Origin: Russia


The largest air-to-surface missile in the Russian inventory, the aging AS-3 Kangaroo (Russian designation Kh-20) was available in small numbers to the Russian air force. It was designed to attack soft strategic targets. The AS-3 wasessentially a swept-wing Su-7 Fitter equipped as a drone aircraft without a cockpit or flight controls.

The missile was a long cylinder that tapered to the tail. There were two large, swept wings at midbody and an aircraft-like tail section. A blunt,...

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