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AS-13 Kingbolt

Country of Origin: Russia


The AS-13 Kingbolt (Russian: Kh-59) is a medium-range air-to-surface missile. It is also identified as the AS-13 Kingpost. The missile was developed as a precision standoff weapon for Su-24M Fencer and late-model MiG-27 Flogger strike aircraft for operations in heavy jamming environments.

The Kingbolt has four large, fixed triangular stabilizer nose fins with a slightly rounded appearance. Just in front of them is the rounded glass nose containing the TV head. The TV head is very...

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