ⓘ RPK-6 Vodopad/RPK-7 Veter

                                     

ⓘ RPK-6 Vodopad/RPK-7 Veter

RPK-6 Vodopad is a Soviet 533 mm anti-submarine missile deployed operationally since 1981.

RPK-7 Veter Russian: RPK-7 Veter is a 650 mm version, implement in production since 1984.

Both missiles have the same United States Navy designation SS-N-16 and NATO designation stallion.

Both missiles are torpedo-tube launched rocket engine solid fuel to power them over the surface. Both missiles are dual-role, they can be armed with either a 400 mm anti-submarine torpedo or a nuclear depth bomb.

In Veters increased range of approximately 100 kilometers was an impressive increase compared to its predecessor the SS-N-15 starfish, which could only reach half the distance.

                                     
  • Anti - Ship Complex, predecessor RPK - 6 Vodopad and RPK - 7 Veter successor 82R Vikhr SUW - N - 1 Encyclopedia Astronautica SS - N - 15 Starfish RPK - 2 Viyoga
  • cancelled 1990 YJ - 82 P - 70 Ametist P - 500 Bazalt P - 700 Granit RPK - 6 Vodopad RPK - 7 Veter SS - N - 3 Shaddock Kalibr Submarine - launched ballistic missile Submarine - launched
  • range as anti - submarine warfare technology improved. Shock factor RPK - 6 Vodopad RPK - 7 Veter 1981 - WE.177 1966 - 1998 Mark 90 nuclear bomb 1952 - 1960 Mk
  • countermissile 45T 6 naval antisubmarine missile complex RPK - 6 Vodopad in service since 1981 naval antisubmarine missile complex RPK - 7 100RU in service