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Kh-101 land attack cruise missile

Country of Origin: Russia


The Kh-101 (NATO: AS-23A Kodiak) is a stealthy land attack cruise missile that can carry conventional and nuclear warheads. The missile is built primarily from composite materials and is designed to have a very low radar cross-section of about 0.1 sq ft (0.01 sq m).

Up to 12 Kh-101 missiles can be held on the Tu-160 and up to eight missiles on the Tu-95MS.

The missile has a unique appearance. The flat-sided weapon appears to be roughly triangular in cross-section, tapering towards...

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