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Three of the four new aerial ordnance weapons displayed by the Tactical Missiles Corporation – GROM E1/E2 guided, standoff weapon, X-59Mk2 cruise missile and X-58USHKE/IIR stand-off anti-radiation attack missile. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update
X-58USHKE/IIR is a modified variant of the weapon unveiled in 2011, designed for internal carriage in T-50 or external carriage on Su-35, 34 and 30. The IIR variant uses two infra-red imaging sensors enabling the missile to prosecute non-emitting targets that have shut down their radar to avoid attack. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update

A new appearance at MAKS 2015 was the X-59Mk2 cruise missile. Flying at high subsonic speed, the weapon is designed for air-ground attack at ranges of 290 km. The missile carries a warhead weighing 300-700 kg. Its length is 4.2 meters and the wingspan is 2.45 meters. Although pursuing low flight altitude, X59Mk2 can hit its target at angle of 45 degrees at a terminal speed of 1,000 km/h and an accuracy of 3-5 meters. Typical targets for the weapon are ships and fixed land-based targets. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update

Another new guided weapon displayed by the Tactical Missiles Corporation was the 256 kg guided bomb. The weapon uses a GLONASS/SAL guidance kit enabling it to hit targets with an accuracy of less than five meters. The bomb uses three-mode fusing enabling impact, delay (penetration) or air-burst effects. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update
The guided weapon comes at a length of 3.2 meters and diameter of 255mm, with height of tails and stabilizers minimized by using four twin-blade rudders, providing roll and pitch for the weapon guidance, while maintaining the width and height compatible with internal carriage. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update

Both use extracted wings for gliding, to extend the weapon’s range. Extracted tail fins are also used, enabling the weapon to be carried internally. The GROM weighs about 600 kg. The rocket powered variant (GROM E1) carries a warhead at a weight of 300 kg while the unpowered Grom-E2 has a warhead weight of 450 kg. weight. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update
A selection of air/air and air/surface weapons displayed on the MiG-29SMT. The mighty Kh31 (AS-17 Krypton under the right wing) and Kh29TE (left wing) is seen underwing, along with two air/air missiles. R77 (RVV-AE) underwing and R-27 in front. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update

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