Tu-16 'Badger-G' with KSR-5 under port wing
Tu-16K with a missile under each wing
Raduga KSR-5 ( NATO reporting name AS-6 Kingfish) was a long-range, air-launched cruise missile and anti ship missile developed by the Soviet Union. It was essentially a scaled down version of the Raduga Kh-22 'Kitchen', built to be carried by the less capable Tu-16.
Variants [ edit ]
The Raduga KSR-5 was developed in variants to be deployed as a land attack missile and an anti-ship missile. The missile was designed to be fitted with either a conventional or
Operational history [ edit ]
The Raduga KSR-5 was deployed aboard such Soviet aircraft as the
Tupolev Tu-16 in Tu-16K-26, Tu-16KSR-2-5, and Tu-16KSR-2-5-11 variants, as well as the Tu-22M Backfire. Post 1991 with the retirement of the Badger, the KSR-5 warstock was converted into supersonic targets.
Operators [ edit ]
Specifications [ edit ]
Length: 10 m (33 ft)
Wingspan: 2.5 m (8.2 ft)
Diameter: 0.9 m (3.0 ft)
Launch weight: 4,000 kg (8,800 lb)
Speed: Mach 3.5
Range: 300–700 km (190–430 mi)
Guidance: Active radar or anti-radar homing
Warhead: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) high explosive or 350 kt nuclear
References [ edit ]
Gordon, Yefim (2004). Soviet/Russian Aircraft Weapons Since World War Two. Hinckley, England: Midland Publishing. ISBN 1-85780-188-1.
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