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R-60  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1975
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: AA-8 Aphid, K-60, R-60M, R-60MK and UZR-60
Origin: Russia
Parent System: R-60
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1975
Total Production: ?
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Description: R-60 is a short range air-to-air missile suitable for a wide range of combat aircraft designed by the former Soviet Union. It comprises a solid propellant rocket motor and infrared guidance system as key elements. Flying at more than Mach 2 R-60 can destroy aerial targets at distances of 10 kilometers. R-60 provides self-defense capability on attack aircraft and complementary engagement capability at short range on fighter aircraft.

The Soviet Union provided R-60 missiles to the following aircraft: Yak-38, Mig-21, Mig-23, Mig-25, Mig-27, Mig-29, Mig-31, Su-15, Su-17M3, Su-22, Su-24 and Su-25. R-60 was also available for the Mi-24 attack/assault helicopter.

R-60 Applications


Combat Aircraft Mig-21 Mig-23 Mig-25 Mig-29 Mig-29UB Mig-31 Su-17 Su-24 Su-25 Yak-38

R-60 Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 130 millimeter (5.12 inch)
Length: 2.08 meter (82 inch)
Wingspan: 430 millimeter (16.9 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 10,000 meter (5.40 nautical mile)
Speed
Top Speed: 664 mps (2,391 kph)
Weight
Warhead: 6 kilogram (13.2 pound)
Weight: 65 kilogram (143 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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R-60 News

There are 2 news between
11 Dec 2008 and 13 Apr 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015Russian Defense Ministry to Upgrade 130 Mig-31s
Thursday, December 11, 2008MoD of India Statement About LCA Program

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