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

 

 

Performance:
 
 Kh-29TE
 Kh-29L
 Launch range, km:
   
 max
 20-30
 10
 min
 3
 3
 Dimensions, m:
   
 length
 3,9
 3,9
 body diameter
 0,4
 0,4
 wing span
 1,1
 1,1
 Warhead weight, kg
 320
 320
 Missile launch weight, kg
 690
 660