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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 3M55, Oniks, Onyx, P-800, SS-N-26 and Strobile
Origin: Russia
Corporations: NPO Mashinostroyenia
Parent System: Yakhont
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
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  Maneuverability 8.0
  Performance 9.0
  Range 9.0
  Speed 9.0
  Warhead 9.0
Description: The Yakhont, SS-N-26 codename, is an advanced supersonic, long range, anti-ship missile intended for surface ships, submarines and coastal defense batteries. It is a liquid fuel ramjet-powered version of SS-N-7 Starbright missile enabled to be launched by canisters and VLS. The missile features an inertial navigation system to reach the target area with an active radar homing in the terminal phase of the flight. It has been designed to operate in severe countermeasure environments and features improved maneuverability and reduced signatures over the SS-N-7 for improved survivability.
The Yakhont is a fire and forget missile and features several launch modes in accordance with the target characteristics and location. The missile can use a high-low flight pattern for targets located at up to 300 km. The low-low flight pattern can be used against targets at ranges of 120 km or against well protected targets in order to be surprised minimizing its reaction time against the incoming missile and optimizing the missile's kill probability. During the low flight profile the Yakhont missile is able to fly at altitudes between 5 and 15 meters like a sea-skimming missile.
The Yakhont is intended as a Russian surface ships and submarines anti-ship missile. It has been designed to defeat ships protected by the US AEGIS weapon system and its European counterparts. A group of several Yakhont missiles can attack a given target with one missile flying at an altitude of 15,000-ft (5,000 meters) while transmitting target data to the other missiles flying at 10-15 meters above sea level. The P-800 missiles operated by the Russian Armed Forces may have a maximum range of 600 kilometers.

Yakhont Applications

Anti-Ship Missiles BrahMos Corvettes & Missile Boats Bora Project 20380 Project 20382 Project 22800 Destroyers & Cruisers Project 11442M Project 23560 Frigates Project 11356M Project 11541 Project 22350 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Bastion-P Bastion-S Nuclear Attack Submarines Project 855 Rocket & Missile Launchers 3S-14 Strike & Fighter Aircraft Su-35 Su-35UB

Yakhont Orders


Yakhont items 2009-2014

Chart includes Yakhont (58)
48,2009,48 4,2010,4 0,2011 0,2012 0,2013 6,2014,6

Yakhont Specifications

Diameter: 700 millimeter
Length: 8.90 meter (29.2 foot)
Max Cruising Flight Altitude: 15,000 foot (4,572 meter)
Max Range: 300 kilometer (162 nautical mile)
Min Range: 120 kilometer
Sea-Skimming Flight Altitude: 10 meter
Cruise Speed: 2.60 mach (3,108 kph)
Top Speed: 3 mach (3,587 kph)
Warhead: 200 kilogram (441 pound)
Weight: 3,000 kilogram (6,614 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Yakhont News

There are 20 news between
21 Apr 2011 and 27 Jan 2017
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Friday, January 27, 2017Russia Starts Work on Extended Range BrahMos Missile
Tuesday, December 20, 2016India, Russia to Increase Range of BrahMos to 600 Kilometers
Tuesday, November 15, 2016Russia to Use Bastion Missile System to Hit Targets on the Ground
Friday, November 11, 2016China Unveils CM-302 Supersonic Anti-Ship Cruise Missile
Sunday, August 7, 2016Russian Navy Orders Five Karakut Class Corvettes for the Black Sea Fleet
Monday, March 7, 2016Newest US Navy Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier Unreliable against Latest Anti-Ship Missiles
Friday, February 26, 2016Russia to Deploy Global Missile Warning Network
Wednesday, February 24, 2016Russian Navy Upgraded Kirov Cruisers to Receive Zircon Hypersonic Anti-Ship Missiles
Sunday, February 21, 2016Russian Northern Fleet Receives K-300P Bastion Coastal Defense Missile Systems
Friday, January 29, 2016Russia to Develop Bastion Silo-based Coastal Defense System for the Export Market

Operators & Related Equipment

Missiles purchased before 2010
Contract signed in 2007 for Bastion land-based missile systems and due for delivery beyond 2010
Missiles purchased in 2005

Grand Total 725

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