engine=solid-propellant booster, turbofan sustainer
The Kh-59 Ovod,
NATO reporting nameAS-13 Kingbolt is a Russian tactical cruise missileproduced by Raduga, first revealed in November 1991in Dubai.
It is propelled by a powder-fuel engine, and incorporates a powder-fuel accelerator in the tail. The folding stabilizers are located in the front of the missile, with wings and rudder in the rear.Another variant is the Kh-59ME (
NATO reporting nameAS-18 Kazoo), which has a much larger warheadand a turbofanengine rather than a powder-fuel engine, but retains the powder-fuel accelerator. It also has a dual guidance system consisting of an inertial guidance systemto guide it into the target area and a television system to guide it to the target itself.
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