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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Also Known As: 90R, 90R1, Magnesit-MN, RBU-6000 and Zapad
Parent System: RPK-8
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1991
Total Production: ?
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Description: The RPK-8 Zapad is ship-based anti-submarine rocket system designed to protected surface ships from hostile submarines, torpedoes and combat swimmers. The RPK-8 weapon system comprises the RBU-6000 12-tube rocket launcher, 212mm 90R anti-submarine rocket, fire control system, ammo loading system and ground support equipment. The target designation is provided through the ship's sonar system. The 90R rocket carries a projectile fitted with a high-explosive shaped charge that separates from its carrier when entering into the water. The projectile's effective homing head search radius is 130 meters. The RPK-8 weapon system is effective against underwater threats at ranges from 600 meters to 4,300 meters. The RPK-8 rocket launcher weighs 9,000 kilogram fully loaded and 3,500 kg empty. The magazine capacity of the RPK-8 stores 25 or 61 additional rockets. In June 2017 Splav introduced the 90R1 improved rocket and Magnesit-MN torpedo decoy.
Number of Barrels: 12
Diameter: 212 millimeter (8.35 inch)
Length: 1.83 meter (72 inch)
Hit Probability: 80 %
Max Range: 4,300 meter (2.32 nautical mile)
Max Target's Depth: 1,000 meter (1,099 yard)
Min Range: 600 meter (0.32 nautical mile)
Seeker's Detection Range: 130 meter
SetUp Time: 15 second
System Weight: 9,000 kilogram
Warhead: 19.5 kilogram (43 pound)
Weight: 1,125 kilogram (2,480 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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