Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Also Known As: C-802KD and KongDi 88
Parent System: KD-88
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2006
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Description: The KongDi 88 (KD-88 or C-802KD) is an air launched land attack cruise missile (LACM) derived from the YJ-83/C-802 anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM). The deployment of this missile by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) was confirmed in November 2006. The KD-88 is able to deliver a 165 kilogram High Explosive (HE) warhead at ranges of up to 200 kilometers cruising at a highly subsonic speed of Mach 0.9. The guidance system combines an inertial measurement unit (IMU) with a radar homing head for terminal guidance and a data-link to update the target location in-flight at midcourse. The KD-88 cruise missile released from JH-7A and B-6 bombers is intended against fixed land targets and ships in harbor.
Max Range: 200 kilometer (108 nautical mile)
Cruise Speed: 0.90 mach (1,076 kph)
Warhead: 165 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m) Kilometers (km) Nautic Miles (nm) Inch (in) Yard (yd) Foot (ft) Millimeter (mm)
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