List of anti-ship missiles

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An RGM-84 Harpoon missile is launched from an Mk-16 launcher aboard the Knox class frigate USS Badger (FF-1071).

This is a list of anti-ship missiles.

World War II[edit]

NATO countries[edit]

AGM-119 Penguin anti-ship missile.

(All missiles based on radar homing unless otherwise noted.)

USSR/Russia[edit]

P-15 Termit (SS-N-2 Styx)

(Listed by official Soviet/Russian name, followed by GRAU designation and NATO reporting name in parentheses.)

Argentina[edit]

India[edit]

Iran[edit]

  • Ra'ad – Indigenously developed long-range anti-ship missile based on HY-2 Silkworm.
  • Noor – upgraded copy of Chinese C-802.
  • Tondar – upgraded copy of Chinese C-801. Similar to Noor but powered by solid rocket booster and range of 50 km.
  • Thaqeb – Similar to Noor, modified for submarine launch.
  • Nasr – Several versions based on TL-6 and C-705
  • Kowsar 1/2/3 – Several versions based on Chinese C-701 TL-10 and C-704
  • Fajre Darya – copy of Sea Killer II.
  • Khalij Fars – Anti ship ballistic missile based on Fateh-110
  • Qader – Iranian anti-ship cruise missile with a range over 200 km.

Japan[edit]

People's Republic of China[edit]

  • SY-1 (SS-N-2 Styx) – Shang You 1 is a Chinese copy of the Soviet P-15 Styx ship-to-ship missile, initially produced in the 1960s under license with Soviet-supplied kits. After the Sino-Soviet Split, production resumed with Chinese-made components. [3]
    • SY-1A – Improved SY-1 missile with mono-pulse terminal guidance radar
  • SY-2 (CSS-N-5 Sabot) – Also known as Fei Long 2, radar-guided ship-to-ship missile produced in the 1990s as replacement for the SY-1. Similar to SY-1 in size, the SY-2 can be launched from existing SY-1 launchers. [4]
    • SY-2A – Extended-range version of the SY-2 with new turbojet engine and GPS guidance, can be deployed from air as air-launched anti-ship missile.
    • SY-2B – Improved SY-2A anti-ship missile with supersonic speed and low-level flight.
    • FL-7 – Land-to-ship version of SY-2, for export only
  • HY-1 (CSS-N-1 & CSS-N-2 Silkworm) – The Hai Ying 1 isn extended range anti-ship missile based on the SY-1 design. [5]
    • HY-1J – Ship-to-ship version of HY-1 missile
    • HY-1JA – Improved HY-1J with new radar and better ECM & range
    • HY-1A – Land-to-ship version of HY-1JA
    • HY-1B – Target drone for HQ-2A SAM
    • HJ-1YB – Target drone fro HQ-61 SAM
    • YJ-1 – Also known as the C-101, a ramjet powered upgrade to the HY-1. The YJ-1 never entered production, but the engine was used in HY-3.
  • Silkworm missile
  • HY-2 (CSS-C-3 Seersucker) – Also known as the C-201, the Hai Ying 2 is a land-to-ship missile developed from the HY-1. [6] Generally considered obsolete, no ship-to-ship version was built.
    • HY-2A – IR-guided version of HY-2
    • HY-2AII – Improved version of HY-2A
    • HY-2B – Improved HY-2 with mono-pulse radar seeker
    • HY-2BII – Improved HY-2B with new radar seeker
    • C-201W – Extended-range version of HY-2 with turbojet engine, for export only.
  • HY-3 (CSS-C-6 Sawhorse) – Also known as C-301, the HY-3 is an active radar-homing land-to-ship missile with ramjet engine. Developed in 1980s based on HY-2 and YJ-1 technology. [7]
  • HY-4 (CSS-C-7 Sadsack) – Turbojet powered version of HY-2, the HY-4 is a land-to-ship missile with mono-pulse radar. [8]
    • XW-41 – Air-launched land-attack version of HY-4 under development.
  • YJ-6 (CAS-1 Kraken) – Also known as the C-601 air-launched anti-ship missile, developed from HY-2 in 1980s [9]
  • TL-6 – Anti-ship missile designed to engage naval vessel with displacement up to 1,000 tons.
  • TL-10 – Light weight fire and forgot anti-ship missile designed to engage naval vessel with displacement up to 800 tons.
  • YJ-62 – The Yingji 62 is a long-range (280 km) subsonic anti-ship cruise missile [10]
  • YJ-7 – also known as the C-701, the Ying Ji 7 is a lightweight anti-ship missile developed in the 1990s. This missile can be launched from land, air, or sea, with TV, IR image, and millimetre radar guidance. However this is a light anti-ship missile with only 29 kg warhead and 15–20 km range, it was not accepted into service by the PLAN for anti-shipping roles, but instead, it is generally used as an air-to-surface missile instead. [11]
  • C-704 – Anti-ship missile designed to engage ships with displacement between 1,000 tons to 4,000 tons
  • YJ-8 (CSS-N-4 Sardine) – The Yingji 8 series anti-ship missiles is also known as the C-80X. Unlike previous missiles, the YJ-8 series is developed based on western design concepts, rather than the original Soviet Styx. The YJ-8 is more similar to the French-made Exocet Anti-ship missile. [12] The YJ-8 can be launched from sea, land, air, and even submarines. [13]
    • YJ-8A (C-801A) – YJ-82 with folded wings
    • YJ-8K (C-801K) – Air-launched version of YJ-8 anti-ship missile [14]
    • YJ-8Q (C-801Q) – Submarine-launched version of YJ-8
    • YJ-82 (CSS-N-8 Saccade) – Also known as C-802, extended range (120 km) land-to-ship missile
    • YJ-82A (C-802A) – Improved YJ-82 showcased at DSEI in 2005, with published range of 180 km.
    • YJ-82K (C-802K) – Air-launched version of YJ-82 [15]
    • YJ-83 (C-803) – Extended range supersonic version of YJ-82 developed in the mid 1990s
    • YJ-83K (C-803K) – Air-launched version of YJ-83
    • YJ-85 (C-805) – Land-attack cruise missile (LACM) version under development
  • YJ-12 – Newest Chinese supersonic anti-ship missile that externally looks similar to French ASMP missile.
  • DH-10 – Cruise missile able to carry a wide range of warheads, including nuclear and EMP weapons.
  • HN-1 – Hong Niao-1 cruise missile
  • HN-2 – Hong Niao-2 cruise missile
  • HN-3 – Hong Niao-3 cruise missile
  • HN-2000 - Hong Niao-2000 cruise missile

Taiwan (Republic of China)[edit]

  • Hsiung Feng I – Brave Wind I is a subsonic ship-to-ship developed by CIST in the 1970s, said to be based on the Israeli Gabriel missile.
  • Hsiung Feng II – Brave Wind II is a subsonic missile with ship-to-ship, surface-to-ship, and air-to-ship versions. It is not an improved version of HF-I, but rather a new design.
  • Hsiung Feng III – Brave Wind III is a new supersonic (Mach 2 - 2.5) ramjet ship-to-ship missile currently in development by CIST

Others[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lockheed Snags DARPA Anti-Ship Missile Award". AVIATION WEEK. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  2. ^ (Russian) NPO Mashinostroeniya rockets
  3. ^ (Russian) 3M51 Alpha