Kh-29TE / Kh-29L
Kh-29TE and Kh-29L Air-to-Surface missiles
The Kh-29L/Kh-29TE air-to-surface missiles are designed to engage visually observed hardened ground and surface targets, such as big railway and highway bridges, industrial installations, concrete runways, aircraft in reinforced concrete shelters, surface vessels displacing up to 10,000 tonnes.
The Kh-29TE missiles is equipped with a passive TV guidance system, and the Kh-29L - with a semi-active laser guidance system using reflected laser illumination spot.
The missiles are armed with a high explosive penetrating warhead and an impact target sensor. They are powered by a single-mode solid-fuel rocket engine.
The missiles make part of weapon systems of multirole fighters and attack aircraft.
The missiles are suspended under the carrier aircraft, launched in combat and jettisoned in emergency by means of the AKU-58AE airborne ejection unit.
Developer and manufacturer: State Machine-Building Design Bureau "Vympel" named after I.I. Toropov