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AS-10 Karen air-to-surface missile

Country of Origin: Russia


The AS-10 Karen (Russian: Kh-25) is a short-range air-to-surface missile (ASM) that was introduced into Russian service for ground-attack missions.

The missile is a thick cylinder with a pointed nose and four small delta foreplanes. There are cropped-delta mainplanes near the tail. A booster ring is located at the tail.

The AS-10 uses canard controls driven by a common SUR-73 guidance and control module. The PRD-276 solid-rocket motor exhausts through paired nozzles on the aft...

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