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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): March 2018
Maiden Flight: 1 December 2017
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Kh-47B and Kh-47M2
Origin: Russia
Parent System: Kinzhal
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): March 2018
Maiden Flight: 1 December 2017
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Kinzhal-M
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Description: The Kinzhal, dagger in English, is a new aero-ballistic hypersonic cruise missile capable of more than Mach 10 speeds and to be deployed by Mig-31BP interceptors. It is also known as Kh-47B and Kh-47M2. The missile flies to a very high altitude after being fired to reach its intended target within a few minutes after launch. Its descending trajectory is unpredictable to avoid the use of any missile defense. The missile has a maximum range of 2,000 kilometers and can be armed with both conventional and nuclear warheads. The missile seems to be armed with multiple warheads to hit several targets. President Putin showcase the new missile on March 1, 2018, during the presentation the missile was able to hit simulated two warships. The Kinzhal missile conducted its first test on December 1, 2017, and Putin claimed the system was already operational in the Russian Southern military district. The new weapon seems to be a extremely effective against carrier battle groups and surface warships rendering their missile defense systems useless. The Kinzhal missile seems to be a modification of the Iskander-M quasi-ballistic missile. The Kinzhal missile was being integrated onto the Tu-22M3/5 bomber in July 2018, with two or four missiles to be carried by each aircraft.

Kinzhal Applications

Combat Aircraft Mig-31BP Tu-160M Tu-160M2 Tu-22M3M

Kinzhal Specifications

Max Range: 2,200 kilometer (1,188 nautical mile)
Top Speed: 10 mach (11,955 kph)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Kinzhal News

There are 23 news between
1 Mar 2018 and 23 Feb 2020
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Sunday, February 23, 2020Russia Developing Hypersonic Air-to-Surface Missile for Su-57 Stealth Jet
Monday, February 10, 2020Russian Air Force Tu-160M and Tu-160M2 Bombers to Be Equipped with Kinzhal Hypersonic Missiles
Saturday, December 28, 2019Russia to Increase Speed of Kinzhal and Zircon Above Mach 10
Saturday, November 30, 2019Russian Air Force Test Kinzhal Hypersonic Cruise Missile in the Arctic
Tuesday, November 5, 2019China Developing Kinzhal Hypersonic Cruise Missile Analogue
Friday, May 17, 2019Russia to Develop High Energy Lasers for Army and Navy
Saturday, December 29, 2018Russian Air Force Tu-22M3M Bomber Performs First Flight
Thursday, December 6, 2018Russia May Develop Scaled Down Kinzhal to Fit Into Su-57 Internal Weapons Bay
Monday, October 1, 2018Russia Might Be Developing Air-Launched Anti-Satellite Missile
Saturday, September 8, 2018US Developing Interceptor to Counter Kinzhal and Avangard Hypersonic Cruise Missiles

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