RPK-9 Medvedka

Summary

SS-N-29
TypeAnti-submarine missile
Service history
Used byRussia
Production history
DesignerMoscow Institute of Thermal Technology
Specifications
Mass800 kg (1,800 lb)
Length5.53 m (18.1 ft)
Diameter400 mm (16 in)
WarheadMPT-1UE-Torpedo

Operational
range
20 km (12 mi)

RPK-9 Medvedka ("Mole cricket", NATO Designation SS-N-29)[1][2] 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 Steregushchiy-class corvettes and will be utilised by the Admiral Gorshkov-class frigate in the future.

Specifications

  • 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

 Russia

References

  1. ^ "RPK-9 MEDVEDKA / SS-N-29 | Weapons Parade".
  2. ^ "Informatie Over De Tweede Wereldoorlog en Monumenten in Duitsland". Warfare.

External links

  • Warfare.ru article