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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 3M55, Oniks, Onyx, P-800, SS-N-26 and Strobile
Origin: Russia
Corporations: NPK Tekhmash
Parent System: Yakhont
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
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  Maneuverability 8.0
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  Speed 9.0
  Warhead 9.0
Description: The Yakhont, SS-N-26 codename, is an advanced supersonic, long range, anti-ship missile intended for surface ships, submarines and coastal defense batteries. It is a liquid fuel ramjet-powered version of SS-N-7 Starbright missile enabled to be launched by canisters and VLS. The missile features an inertial navigation system to reach the target area with an active radar homing in the terminal phase of the flight. It has been designed to operate in severe countermeasure environments and features improved maneuverability and reduced signatures over the SS-N-7 for improved survivability.

The Yakhont is a fire and forget missile and features several launch modes in accordance with the target characteristics and location. The missile can use a high-low flight pattern for targets located at up to 300 km. The low-low flight pattern can be used against targets at ranges of 120 km or against well protected targets in order to be surprised minimizing its reaction time against the incoming missile and optimizing the missile's kill probability. During the low flight profile the Yakhont missile is able to fly at altitudes between 5 and 15 meters like a sea-skimming missile.

The Yakhont is intended as a Russian surface ships and submarines anti-ship missile. It has been designed to defeat ships protected by the US AEGIS weapon system and its European counterparts. A group of several Yakhont missiles can attack a given target with one missile flying at an altitude of 15,000-ft (5,000 meters) while transmitting target data to the other missiles flying at 10-15 meters above sea level. The P-800 missiles operated by the Russian Armed Forces may have a maximum range of 600 kilometers.

Yakhont Applications

Artillery Systems Bastion-P Bastion-S Cannons & Gear 3S-14 SM-346 Combat Aircraft Su-35S Su-35UB Fighting Ships Bora Husky SSGN Project 11356M Project 11442M Project 11541 Project 20380 Project 20382 Project 21631 Project 22160 Project 22350 Project 22351 Project 22356 Project 22800 Project 22801 Project 23560 Project 855 Project 855M Project 949M Project 955A Offensive Weapons BrahMos

Yakhont Specifications

Diameter: 720 millimeter (28.3 inch)
Length: 8.90 meter (350 inch)
Max Cruising Flight Altitude: 14,000 meter
Max Range: 300 kilometer (162 nautical mile)
Min Range: 120 kilometer
Sea-Skimming Flight Altitude: 10 meter
Seeker's Detection Range: 75 kilometer
Cruise Speed: 2.60 mach (3,108 kph)
Final Approach Speed: 680 mps
Top Speed: 3 mach (3,587 kph)
Consecutive Launch Time: 5 second (0.08 minute)
SetUp Time: 4 minute (240 second)
Time Between Inspections: 3 year
System Weight: 3,900 kilogram
Warhead: 200 kilogram (441 pound)
Weight: 3,000 kilogram (6,614 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Yakhont News

There are 30 news between
21 Apr 2011 and 27 Sep 2019
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Friday, September 27, 2019Russia Fire Testing Onyx Missile in Far East
Wednesday, September 26, 2018Russia Tests Bastion-P Coastal Missile System in the Arctic
Saturday, November 25, 2017Russian Navy Outlines Capabilities of Cutting-Edge Karakurt Corvettes
Saturday, July 29, 2017Russian Navy Approves Preliminary Design of Lider Nuclear-Powered Destroyer
Friday, July 28, 2017Russia to Lay the Keel of First Husky-Class Submarine by 2024
Wednesday, June 28, 2017Russian Ministry of Defense Approves Lider-Class Destroyer Design
Wednesday, June 7, 2017Russian Navy to Get First Upgraded Oscar Submarine with Kalibr Missiles in 2021
Saturday, June 3, 2017Russian Navy to Get First Karakurt Class Corvette after the Summer
Friday, May 12, 2017Tactical Missiles Corporation Outlines Advantages of Kh-35UE Anti-Ship Missile
Tuesday, April 4, 2017Russian Navy Upgraded Yasen Submarines to Feature Several Improvements

Operators & Related Equipment

Missiles purchased before 2010
Contract signed in 2007 for Bastion land-based missile systems and due for delivery beyond 2010
Missiles purchased in 2005

Grand Total 725
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