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Originally posted by IAF101
Are you sure that you poster correctly, the Kadhoo anti-ship missile has a "turboJet" engine ?
Kh-59 has a canard layout with the developed wing and destabilizers which are folded for transport and during carriage. The missile has two solid propellant motors: a jettisonable boost engine at the rear, and two-nozzle sustainer (the return to two lateral nozzles was caused by the datalink antenna block in the tail section), the first of which fires during the initial autopilot stage, and then is jettisoned by pyrotechnic charges, freeing the datalink antennas. Flight continues with the aid of the second stage sustainer rocket engine, which has a small specific impulse supporting subsonic speed in the order of 285 m/s. For the protection of the television seeker head window from the dust and insects (especially a problem in low altitude flight) in flight under the carrier Kh-59 has a light metallic spinner AMG-6, jettisoned during launching and deployment of the canard “whiskers”. The warhead is explosive, with penetrating action, weighing 148 kg, that ensures the damage of basic targets - shelters, depositories, staffs and other protected construction.
As in Kh-58, control of the missile is achieved by electromechanical steering drives, which feed from an onboard storage battery and converter. For the realization of low-altitude flight it has a radio altimeter. Basic structural materials are light alloys and high-strength stainless steel. VNS-2 in the aggregates of fuselage, wings welded from the light alloy AMG-6 with the longerons from VKL-3. For guaranteeing the heat insulation loading compartment and apparatus sections Kh-59 are covered over by the layer of synthetic material, and fairing with reinforcement and installation of power supply for increasing the hardness is flooded by foam plastic together with the plaits established in it and by joints. For the suspension and the launching of Kh-59 serves the standardised aircraft ejection device AKU-58-1.
Originally posted by Dallas
It won't matter. Though many things I have read regarding Russian technology is almost tops comapared with US, US has advanced aviation high speed technology not from the Human race.
Which simply places delivery timing and accuracy above the clouds.