Aerial refueling of Cold War legend, Tupolev Tu-95MS Bear, by Ilyushin Il-78 Midas.
Designed: Soviet Union 1975 (X-29)
Weight: 660 kgs
Length: 390 cm
Diameter: 38 cm
Warhead: HE Armour-piercing
Warhead weight: 320 kgs
Detonation mechanism : Impact
Engine: Fixed thrust solid fuel rocket
Wingspan: 110 cm
Op. range min/max: 3-10 km
Speed: 1,470 km/h (910 mph)
Guidance System: semi-active Laser guidance
The Kh-29L 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. Kh-29L is equipped 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 multi-role fighters and attack aircraft