Kh-59MK2 aircraft guided missile is modification of the X-59MK aircraft missile and designed to engage wide range of stationary ground targets with known location, including those without radar, infrared and optical contrast with respect to the background. Missile incorporates the launch-and-forget principle by means of identification of target terrain. The missile flight mission sets the missile low altitude flight route. The X-59MK2 missile can be operated with illumination intensity of 10-3 to 105 lux, over any terrain and in any season.
The Kh-59MK2 can be operated with illuminating intensity of 10 (3) to 10 (5) lux, over any terrain and in any season.
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