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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1979
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 9M317 and HQ-16
Origin: Russia
Corporations: Almaz-Antey Concern
Parent System: 9M38
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1979
Total Production: ?
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Description: The 9M38 is a medium-range, Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) designed to engage aerodynamic targets as well as short range ballistic missiles. It features high maneuverability and a semi-active radar guidance system. The 9M38 missile has been designed to engage targets flying at a maximum speed of Mach 4 from any direction and targets flying at 15 meters of altitude.
The 9M38 missile, also known as the 9M317?, is employed on the Russian Buk-M1, Buk-M2 air defense systems and Shtil, and Yohz shipborne SAM systems.

9M38 Applications

Air Defense Systems Buk-M1 Buk-M2 Destroyers & Cruisers Delhi Project 956 Type 052B Frigates Project 11356 Project 11356M Ship Air Defense Systems Shtil Yohz Surface-to-Air Missiles HQ-16

9M38 Orders


9M38 items 2007-2008

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9M38 Specifications

Diameter: 400 millimeter (15.7 inch)
Length: 5.55 meter (219 inch)
Wingspan: 860 millimeter
Max Range: 42,000 meter
Min Range: 3,000 meter
Target's Max Altitude: 25,000 meter (82,021 foot)
Target's Max Speed: 4 mach (4,782 kph)
Top Speed: 996 mps (3,587 kph)
Warhead: 70 kilogram
Weight: 690 kilogram (1,521 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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9M38 News

There are 2 news between
8 Sep 2016 and 14 Sep 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016China Deploys New HQ-16B Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile
Thursday, September 8, 2016China Introduces New Medium Range HQ-16C Surface-to-Air Missile

Operators & Related Equipment


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