RPK-9 Medvedka

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SS-N-29
Type Antisubmarine missile
Service history
Used by  Russia
Specifications
Weight 800 kg (1,800 lb)
Diameter 400 mm (16 in)

Operational
range
20 km (12 mi)

RPK-9 Medvedka ("Mole cricket", NATO Designation SS-N-29)[1] is a modern missile system used to engage submarines. The system consists of a launcher with eight missiles, each with the small torpedo as the warhead. Currently this system is installed on Steregushchy class corvettes and will be utilised by the Admiral Sergei Gorshkov class frigate in the future.

Specifications[edit]

  • Operational depth: 15–500 metres (49–1,640 ft)
  • Total weight of system (with 8 missiles): 19.4 tonnes (19.1 long tons; 21.4 short tons)
  • Total weight of system (with 4 missiles): 12 tonnes (12 long tons; 13 short tons)
  • Missile weight: 800 kilograms (1,800 lb)
  • Diameter: 400 millimetres (16 in)

Operators[edit]

 Russia

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