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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1976
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: AA-6 Acrid, K-40, K-46 and R-46
Origin: Russia
Parent System: R-40
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1968
Total Production: ?
Family Members: R-40RD
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Description: The R-40 is a highly supersonic, long range air-to-air missile designed to be used with the Soviet Union Mig-25 Foxbat high altitude interceptor. The R-40 basic model features a 30 kilometers range. Improved models R-40TD and R-40RD have an extended range to over 50 kilometers and a maximum speed in excess of Mach 4. The R-40 missiles were deployed with Su-15, Mig-25 and Mig-31 interceptors.

The R-40TD missile was fitted with an infrared homing head.

R-40TD Applications

Combat Aircraft Mig-25 Mig-31

R-40TD Specifications

Diameter: 360 millimeter (14.2 inch)
Length: 6.20 meter (244 inch)
Wingspan: 1.80 meter (71 inch)
Max Range: 50,000 meter (27.0 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 4.50 mach (5,380 kph)
Warhead: 70 kilogram (154 pound)
Weight: 480 kilogram (1,058 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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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)

R-40TD News

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on 13 Apr 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015Russian Defense Ministry to Upgrade 130 Mig-31s

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