Yakhont  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 3M55, Oniks, Onyx, P-800 and SS-N-26
Origin: Russia
Corporations: NPO Mashinostroyenia
Parent System: Yakhont
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
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  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.

Yakhont Applications


Anti-Ship Missiles BrahMos Corvettes & Missile Boats Bora Project 20380 Frigates Project 11541 Project 22350 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Bastion Nuclear Attack Submarines Project 855 Strike & Fighter Aircraft Su-35 Su-35UB

Yakhont Orders

Yakhont

Yakhont items 2009-2010

Chart includes Yakhont (52)
48,2009,48 4,2010,4

Yakhont Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 700 millimeter
Length: 8.90 meter
Performance
Max Range: 300 kilometer (162 nautical mile)
Min Range: 120 kilometer
Speed
Cruise Speed: 2.50 mach (2,989 kph)
Top Speed: 3 mach (3,587 kph)
Weight
Warhead: 200 kilogram (441 pound)
Weight: 3,000 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Yakhont News

There are 9 news between
21 Apr 2011 and 24 Jan 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014Russian Navy Begins Upgrade of Admiral Nakhimov Nuclear-Powered Missile Cruiser
Monday, December 30, 2013Russian Navy Commissions Severodvinsk Nuclear Attack Submarine
Friday, July 26, 2013Yasen-M Attack Submarines to Feature Advanced Sensors
Wednesday, November 28, 2012Severodvinsk Nuclear Submarine Successfully Test Fires Cruise Missile while Submerged
Monday, November 26, 2012Russian Navy Severodvinsk Nuclear Submarine Fires First Cruise Missile
Tuesday, October 9, 2012India's Air Launched BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile to Feature GLONASS Navigation System
Friday, March 30, 2012India and Russia to Develop Hypersonic BrahMos Successor
Wednesday, September 21, 2011Russian Navy to Upgrade Kirov-Class Nuclear-Powered Missile Cruisers by 2015
Thursday, April 21, 2011Indonesian Navy Frigate Successfully Tests Yakhont Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Indonesia?
Missiles purchased before 2010
Syria72
Contract signed in 2007 for Bastion land-based missile systems and due for delivery beyond 2010
Vietnam?
Missiles purchased in 2005

Grand Total 724
 

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