Defense Issues

Military and general security

  • Follow Defense Issues on WordPress.com
  • Blog Stats

    • 1,056,376 hits
  • Archives

  • Authors

  • December 2012
    M T W T F S S
    « Nov   Jan »
     12
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930
    31  

Vympel R-27

Posted by Picard578 on December 15, 2012

Vympel R-27 is a Russian medium-range missile, normally used by Flanker and Fulcurum families of aircraft (Su-27, Su-30, Su-33, Su-35 are called Flankers and MiG-29, MiG-35 are called Fulcrums by NATO).

 

Data:

 

Length: 4,08 m

Speed: Mach 4

Warhead: 39 kg

Range: 200 m – 80 km

Fuzes: radar proximity and impact

Launch platform: Fulcrum (MiG-29, MiG-35) and Flanker (Su-27, Su-30, Su-33, Su-35) family aircraft; MiG-23, Yak-141

 

Guidance

R-27R – semi-active radar homing

R-27T – infrared homing

R-27ER – semi-active radar homing

R-27ET – infrared homing

R-27AE – active radar homing

R-27EM – semi-active radar homing, naval version

R-27P – passive anti-radiation

Advertisements

One Response to “Vympel R-27”

  1. Do one on AIM-9X Sidewinder please?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: