Russia Test Fires P-270 Moskit Antiship Missile

On April 5, Russia’s Zvezda TV reported that two corvettes in the country’s Black Sea Fleet conducted a successful test launch of the P-270 Moskit (NATO: SS-N-22 “Sunburn”). The antiship missile hit a target approximately 55 km away. The P-270 Moskit (“Mosquito”) is a ramjet-equipped supersonic missile, with a combat range of 120 km while carrying a 150 kg warhead.