K-8, M.R.Bisnovat (AA-3 'Anab')

K-8 missile was under development at OKB-4 since 1955. At the end of 1957 live trials started at firing range of NII VVS at Vladimirovka. Unlike earlier K-5, K-8 carried both heat-seeking and semi-active radar-guided aiming systems. Missile was substantially larger than competing K-6 and K-7, but was far more capable.

Improved variant - K-8-2, K-8M;

Manufacturer OKB-4 MOP
Homing Combined: Heat and Radar
Carrier
Western Analog
Created January 25, 1999 Back to
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