Saturday, December 10, 2022

China to showcase new Sea Eagle submarine-launched cruise missile

Chinese defense company will showcase the country’s locally built CM-780UNB or also called Sea Eagle submarine-launched cruise missile during upcoming AirShow China 2018 exhibition, which is set to take place in Zhuhai from 6–11 November.

The CM-780UN See Eagle is a newest Chinese submarine-launched anti-ship and coastal anti ship and land attack cruise missiles.

The new Sea Eagle missile weapon system is launched from submarine via the standard horizontal torpedo launcher and is suitable for all kinds of submarines. It is used to attack large-medium-sized surface, ship, and fixed land targets and also provide natural underwater concealment of a submarine.


Sea Eagle is characterized by good launch concealment, strong defense penetration capability, and high hit accuracy.

it is expected that the export version of the Sea Eagle missile will have a maximum effective range of 350 km and launch depth 60 m.

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