Is the Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile (SS-N-22) The Best?




 
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October 22nd, 2004  
AsianAmerican
 
 

Topic: Is the Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile (SS-N-22) The Best?


I was wondering if you guys think the 3M-80E Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile (SS-N-22) also known as the "sunburn", is the best anti-ship missile available right now?

Interesting Article: http://www.cuttingedge.org/news/n1449.cfm
October 27th, 2004  
texasrebel211
 
OMG THIS SUCKS BUT I HIT THE WRONG BUTTON AND MY BROWSER WENT BACK AFTER TYPING A PAGE i'll try to type some of it....

Here it is condensed. This is a very good missle but I will nto say that it is the best for two reasons. You never know what a country has tha tis sitting around secretly and waiting to be used and you never know how good something is until it is used in combat.
Here is what I think I remember/know. It has a max range of about 250km which is inside the area that is observed by the carrier/escorts. This weapon was bought by the Chinese to use it against carriers although this bugger is really fast Although if it were used again a lone ship it might have better sucess. The Ruskies were way ahead of us in missle techonlogy in the Cold War until we caught up. It can be launched of a ship or a fighter (SU-33 I think, it is a carrier version). Launching off a ship will decrease its range and the Chinese don't have aircraft we do and these fighters won't be able to manuever that well with that big ol missle. So we could hit them with ARAMs from far away (Phoneix missle is retired if you didn't know). Chinese can be fanatical though, so I will give them that.

This missle looks very good though. I know for a fact that it is much faster than our Harpoon anti ship missle. Our carriers better keep their buttholes puckered.
October 27th, 2004  
ravensword227
 

Topic: Re: Is the Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile (SS-N-22) The Best?


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Originally Posted by AsianAmerican
I was wondering if you guys think the 3M-80E Supersonic Anti-Ship Missile (SS-N-22) also known as the "sunburn", is the best anti-ship missile available right now?
Remember this little puppy? 8)

Who is to say we can't put a warhead on that. Oh look, we were working on that along time ago
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