is an Italian built anti-ship and coastal attack missile first built
by the Italian company Oto Melara jointly with Matra and now European
made by MBDA.
It is stored and launched in a fibreglass box which weights 1,610kg fully loaded. This container has a rectangular shape to accommodate the fixed wings of the missile and an inclination of 15 degrees. At launch, the boosters propel the missile up to a height of 200m before the main engine starts and a descent to 20m is made. Otomat Mk2 missiles have a data-link for mid-course updates.
designed to strike their targets in a 180m dive or in a sea-skimming
mode at an altitude of 2m with a 210kg warhead capable piercing up to
80mm of steel. The warhead is designed to explode inside the ship with
the force of the explosion directed to the bottom of the target ship.