|Country of origin:||China|
|Manufacturer:||China Haiying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy (CHETA)|
|Range:||~9.32 – 12.43 miles (~15-20 km)|
|Warhead:||29 kg time-delayed semi-armor piercing anti-personnel blast warhead|
|Weight:||220.46 lbs (100 kg)|
|Length:||8.20 ft (2.5 m)|
|Diameter:||7.08 inches (18 cm)|
|Wingspan:||23.11 inches (unfolded) or 17.72 inches (folded) (58.7 cm (unfolded) 45.0 cm (folded))|
|Propellant:||Solid rocket motor|
|Accuracy:||95% single shot probability|
|Launch Platform:||Land, Sea and Air Platforms|
|Misc:||It can be fitted with one of three seeker options including TV, infrared image, millimetre radar;|
|The missile has a cylindrical body and either a rounded glass nose for electro-optical imaging or a solid nose for millimeter radar homing.|
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