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Top 10 Air to Surface Missile

Here is the list of Top 10 Air to Surface Missile,  from Lockheed martin’s joint air-to-service stand-off missile to Rodriguez kh-58 air force technology lists the world’s top air-to-surface missiles by range the list excludes nuclear-armed air to surface missiles and air-launched ballistic missiles, and in today’s article we are going to check world’s most top 10 air-to-surface missiles.

List of Top 10 Air to Surface Missile

10. Kh-58UShKE ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the anti-radiation missile was developed by Rodriguez state machine-building design bureau to engage the radar infrastructure of Hawke Nike Hercules patriot and other surface-to-air missiles systems the supersonic missile features a passive radar homing head and an automatic control system based on a platform-free navigation system it can be launched from catapult launchers fitted to the external stations of modern aircraft such as mig-35 su-30mk su-32 and su-35 the kh-58sh missile weighs 650 kilograms and carries a 149 kilograms high-explosive warhead to a maximum range of 245 kilometers

kh-58ushke(tp) Weight: 650 kg

kh-58ushke(tp) High Explosive Warhead: 149 kg

kh-58ushke(tp) Range: 245 km

 

9. Stand-off Missile ( SOM ) ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the standoff missile som family manufactured by rock zone include some a zombie one and some b2 missile variants which can be launched by f4 and f-16 fighter jets, the missile is in service with the Turkish air force and Azerbaijan air force, the soma and b1 versions deliver a 230 kilograms high explosive blast fragmentation warhead while the b2 version can carry a 230 kilograms tandem penetrator warhead each variant is guided by an image infrared seeker as well as GPS ins terrain reference and image-based navigation systems the cruise missile is propelled by a turbojet engine which ensures a high subsonic speed of Mach 0.9 it can engage heavily defended surface or mobile naval targets at a maximum range of 250 kilometers.

Stand-off Missile ( SOM ) SOM B1 -B2 High Explosive Blast: 230 kg

Stand-off Missile ( SOM ) B2- tandem penetrator Warhead: 230 kg

Stand-off Missile ( SOM ) Range: 250 km

 

8. Storm Shadow/ SCALP ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the storm shadow scalp is a long-range deep strike missile designed by mbda to meet the challenging needs of pre-programmed strikes against high-value fixed and mobile land-based targets the combat-proven missile is deployed from typhoon rafale mirage 2000 and tornado aircraft operated by six air forces it uses guidance from GPS ins and terrain reference navigation systems as well as an infrared ir imaging seeker and automatic target recognition to engage targets with minimal collateral damage powered by a turbojet engine the storm shadow missile can carry a blast penetrator warhead weighing up to 450 kilograms it is capable of attacking targets at a maximum distance of 250 kilometers.

storm shadow scalp Weight: 1300 kg

storm shadow scalp Blast/Penetrator Warhead: 450 kg

storm shadow scalp Max Range: 250 km

 

7. KH-35UE ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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The kh-35ue air-to-surface anti-ship missile is a modernized version of the kh-35v air-launched missile that is used by the Russian navy, Indian navy, and Vietnamese people’s navy. The advanced seeker also offers a 50-kilometer lock-on range compared to the 20-kilometer range of the kh-35e fitted with a 145-kilogram high explosive fragmentation penetrator warhead. It is guided by inertial and satellite navigation systems as well as an active-passive radar seeker, which ensures better accuracy and resistance to jamming. The kh-35ue missile may be launched from an aircraft or a helicopter and can strike targets up to 260 kilometers away.

kh-35ue Weight Air Version: 520 kg

kh-35ue High Explosive Warhead: 450 kg

kh-35ue Max Range: 260 km

 

6. KH-59 MK2 ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the kh-59mk2 extended range air-to-surface missile is a variant of the kh-59m tv guided air-launched missile dot developed by Rodriguez state engineering design bureau of Russia it can be integrated with mig-35 su-30mk su-32 su-35 and su-24m aircraft the missile is guided by an active radar seeker to engage radar contrast surface targets at a maximum range of 285 kilometers during day or night in adverse weather conditions it weighs 930 kilograms at launch and delivers 320 kilograms penetrating warhead powered by a solid-fuel rocket motor and a turbofan engine the kh-59mk missile can travel at a maximum speed of 1050 kilometers per hour

 kh-59mk2 Weight Air Version: 930 kg

 kh-59mk2 High Explosive Warhead: 320 kg

 kh-59mk2 Max Range: 285 km

 

5. RBS-15 ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the RBS 15 Gooner is a long-range air-to-surface anti-ship missile developed by Saab the latest variant of the missile rbs 15 mk4 is available in air-launched ship-launched and land-based platform launched configurations the missile measures 4.35 meters long and weighs 810 kilograms with boosters it is equipped with active radar seeker to engage maneuvering ships at sea and stationary land targets also the subsonic missile uses ins and anti-jam navigation to engage targets at a maximum range of 300 kilometers the rbs 15 missile carries a 200 kilograms high explosive blast and pre-fragmented warhead powered by a turbojet engine the missile can engage targets in adverse weather and cluttered environments.

RBS 15 Weight : 810 kg

RBS 15 Explosive Fragmented Warhead: 200 kg

RBS 15 Max Range: 300 km

 

4. BRAHMOS ( AL ) ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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air-launched a missile the Brahmos air-launched missile forms part of the Brahmos medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile family developed by Brahmos aerospace a joint venture of NPO Machinastronia of Russia and defense research and development organization DRDO of India the Indian air force test-fired the missile for the first time from a Sukhoi 30 mki fighter aircraft in November 2017. the Brahmos air-launched configuration employs an inertial navigation system active radar homing and GPS satellite guidance systems powered by a solid-fuel rocket booster and a liquid-fueled ramjet engine the supersonic missile delivers a conventional warhead weighing up to 300 kilograms for a maximum range of 300 kilometers

Brahmos air-launched missile Weight ( Air-Launched ): 2500 kg

Brahmos air-launched missile Conventional Warhead: 300 kg

Brahmos air-launched missile Max Range: 300 km

 

3. Taurus KEPD 350 ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the Taurus kept 350 as a modern high-precision modular stand-off missile system offered by tourist systems a joint venture of lfk and Saab dynamics it is in service with the german Spanish and republic of Korea air forces the air-launched cruise missile is guided by a combination of GPS ins with terrain reference and image-based navigation to engage strongly hardened and high-value point and area targets within a 500 kilometers range the missile carries a 481 kilograms dual-stage warhead to destroy stationary and semi-stationary targets in all weather conditions powered by a high thrust turbofan engine the kepd 350 offers high maneuverability at low and high subsonic speeds

Taurus kept 350 Weight: 1400 kg

Taurus kept 350 Dual-Stag Warhead: 481 kg

Taurus kept 350 Max Range: 500 km

 

2. Long Range Anti Ship Missile ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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the long-range anti-ship missile is a new generation anti-ship standoff missile based on the combat-proven joint air-to-surface stand-off missile er missile Lockheed Martin is offering the long-range anti-ship missile in air and surface-launched configurations the subsonic missile employs semi-autonomous guidance and a multi-mode electro-optical seeker it carries 450 kilograms penetrating blast fragmentation warhead to a maximum range of kilometers the LRASM can penetrate advanced integrated air defense systems while its long-range ensures the engagement of hostile targets that are beyond the reach of direct counter-fire weapons

long-range anti-ship missile Weight: 1100 kg

long-range anti-ship missile PenetratingBlast Fragmentation: 450 kg

long-range anti-ship missile Max Range: 555 km

 

1. JASSM-ER ( Best air to Surface Missile in the world )

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JASSM: Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

Lockheed Martin developed the joint air-to-surface standoff missile extended range (JASSM) primarily for the US defense forces. The missile is currently used by the United States Air Force. Australian Air Force (RAAF) The Polish Air Force and the Finnish Air Force In order to hit high-value well-fortified fixed and mobile targets in highly protected situations, the long-range air-to-surface missile employs an infrared seeker and digital anti-jam GPS inertial measurement unit guidance. The anti-ship missile er weighs around 1000 kilos and can carry a 450-kilogram blast fragmentation payload. It can hit targets at a range of up to 926 kilometers with pinpoint accuracy. The missile is compatible with aircraft such as the B1b, B-52, F-16, and F-15e.

JASSM Weight: 1000 kg

JASSM PenetratingBlast Fragmentation: 450 kg

JASSM Max Range: 926 km

 

FAQ

Q: air to Surface missile of India

Ans: India has many weapons but according to me ( best ) Brahmos is the air to surface missile of India

Q: top 10 air-to-surface missile

Ans: top 10 air-to-surface missile list is given above 

Q: air-to-surface missile range
Ans: JASSM air-to-surface missile range is 926 km

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