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Defexpo 2020: Almaz-Antey upgrades Club-T cruise missile system

06 February 2020
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Russian state-owned defence company Almaz-Antey has expanded its family of Club cruise missiles with an upgraded variant of the Club-T system, a company spokesperson told Jane's at the 5-9 February Defexpo 2020 defence show in Lucknow, northern India.

"The Club-T system, which made its debut at the GDA [Gulf Defense & Aerospace] 2017 defence show in Kuwait, now incorporates not only the 3M-14E1 land-attack missile but also the 3M-54E2 anti-ship missile," said the spokesperson, adding that the Club family - which is the export-oriented variant of the Kalibr missile family - now comprises four members: the submarine-launched Club-S; the ship-launched Club-N; the air-launched Club-A; and the multipurpose Club-T missile system, a scale model of which was shown at Defexpo carried on a MZKT 8×8 transporter-erector-launcher (TEL) vehicle.

The Club-T's missiles, each of which weighs 1,700 kg and is armed with a 450 kg warhead, have a flight speed of about 240 m/s. According to the manufacturer, the system has a maximum circular error probable of 50 m in land-attack mode.A scale model of the Almaz-Antey Club-T missile system was displayed at the 5-9 February Defexpo exhibition in Lucknow, northern India. (Dmitry Fediushko)A scale model of the Almaz-Antey Club-T missile system was displayed at the 5-9 February Defexpo exhibition in Lucknow, northern India. (Dmitry Fediushko)

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