KD-88

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KD-88 (Kongdi-88) is an anti-ship missile built by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC). Its export version is called TL-7. It can be launched from fighter aircraft (JH-7), ground-based units, and ships. Features turbojet engine with cruising speeds of 0.8-0.85 Mach and a range of 180 km (110 miles). Warhead weighs 320 kg.[1] Originally thought to have been derived from the C-802/YJ-82 family of anti-ship missiles, it can now be said that KD-88/TL-7 was designed to compete with that family of missiles. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DSA 2018: China's Norinco reveals Fire Dragon 280A tactical missile". 19 April 2018.
  2. ^ Wendell Minnick. "China Reveals New Missiles At Singapore Airshow". defensenews.com. Retrieved 2018-11-11.