Kh-15  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 704
Also Known As: AS-16 Kickback, Kh-15A, Kh-15P and Kh-15S
Origin: Russia
Parent System: Kh-15
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 704
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Description: Kh-15 is a supersonic, short-range attack missile carrying a 200-kiloton nuclear or 250 kg conventional warhead. It was designed to provide Soviet medium- and long-range bombers with an outstanding strike capability against targets protected by sophisticated air defense systems. This can be done thanks to its impressive maximum speed of Mach 5. Kh-15 guidance system is based on the inertial navigation and may be backed up with a radar homing head for anti-ship applications.

Kh-15P designation refers to the anti-radiation version of Kh-15 which is a superb weapon for enemy air defenses suppression. Kh-15A and/or Kh-15S refer to an anti-ship variant. The Russian/Soviet Air Force deployed the Kh-15 on its Tu-160, Tu-22M and Tu-95 bombers. NATO calls this weapon the AS-16 Kickback. It is the Soviet counterpart to US AGM-69 SRAM.

Kh-15 Applications


Combat Aircraft Tu-16 Tu-160 Tu-22M3 Tu-95MS Offensive Weapons YJ-12

Kh-15 Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 450 millimeter (17.7 inch)
Length: 5 meter (197 inch)
Wingspan: 900 millimeter
Performance
Max Cruising Flight Altitude: 40,000 meter (131,234 foot)
Max Range: 200 kilometer (108 nautical mile)
Speed
Top Speed: 1,660 mps (5,978 kph)
Weight
Warhead: 250 kilogram (551 pound)
Weight: 1,500 kilogram (3,307 pound)
Yield
Yield: 200 kiloton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Kh-15 News

There is 1 news
on 25 Feb 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017Russian Air Force Tu-160M to Get Extremely Long-Range Cruise Missile

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