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SS-N-14 Silex
RPK-3 Metel / RPK-4 Musson

SS-N-14 Silex is a Russian anti-submarine weapon. It was initially and incorrectly given the SS-N-10 designation. There is also an ASuW(SSM) version where a homing head is mounted on the nose of the carrier and the torpedo is replaced by a warhead-  the whole missile is then guided onto the target. it uses UPRK-3, UPRK-4 or UPK-5 missiles.

Specifications

USA Code Name SS-N-14
Nato Code Name Silex
Russian Designation RPK-3 Metel / RPK-4 Musson
Range 55 Km
Propulsion Solid Rocket
Speed Subsonic
In-service: Yes
Guidance Command



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