Monday, November 19, 2012

YJ-62 / C-602 and CM-602G Subsonic Missiles

Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the C-602 Anti-Ship Missile (ASM) is the export variant of the YJ-62 missile. The YJ-62 missile is used by China for coastal defense and aboard the Type 052C destroyer.

The C-602 family of missiles is targeted at long-range attack, supplemented by the C-802 family for medium-range attack and the C-701 family for short-range attack.

In order to comply with regulations of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), maximum range has been downgraded to less than 300 km. The CM-602G is another variant designed to strike at ground targets.

Length: 6.1 m
Diameter: 0.54 m
Weight: 1240 kg
Warhead: 300 kg (CM-602G: 480 kg)
Speed: Mach 0.9
Cruising Altitude: 7–10 m
Range: 280 km (CM-602G: 290 km)
Engine: turbojet with solid rocket booster
Guidance: inertial + active radar seeker






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