"A Kh-29L surface-to-air missile is equipped with a semi-active laser guidance system. When the launch is conducted, a pilot illuminates a target with a laser sight. At the same time an aircraft can continue the flight," Aerospace Forces spokesman Col. Igor Klimov said.
Russian Aviation in Syria Smashes ISIL With Kh-29L Air-to-Surface Missile
09:53 GMT 04.10.2015 (Updated: 11:00 GMT 04.10.2015)
© Sputnik / Maxim BlinovSu-34 bomber jet
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The Kh-29L air-to-surface missile used by Russian planes against ISIL in Syria is a weapon that strikes targets with a precision less than two meters, give or take.
3 October 2015, 08:57 GMT
LATAKIA (Sputnik) — The Russian air group in Syria is using a Kh-29L air-to-surface missile to conduct airstrikes against the Islamic State militants, the Russian military said Sunday.