RPK-6 Vodopad/RPK-7 Veter
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Both missiles are given the same United States Navy designation SS-N-16 and NATO designation Stallion.
Both missiles are torpedo-tube launched, with a solid-fuel rocket engine to power them above the surface. Both missiles are dual-role; they can be armed with either a 400 mm anti-submarine torpedo or a nuclear depth charge.
The Veter's increased range of approximately 100 kilometers was an impressive boost over its predecessor the SS-N-15 Starfish, which could only reach half the distance.
Specifications (RPK-7 Veter)
- Range: 100 km (55 nmi)
- nuclear depth charge or 400 mm torpedo
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