MKB Raduga

MKB Raduga

MKB Raduga (Russian: МКБ Радуга, meaning Raduga Design Bureau, where raduga literally means "rainbow") is a Russian aerospace company, concerned with the production of various missile systems and related technologies. It is headquartered in Dubna in the Moscow Oblast. It was formerly a division of the Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau, before being spun off as a separate OKB (design bureau) in March 1957.



  • October 1946 - OKB-2
  • 12 October 1951 - division of OKB-155-1 (headed by M.I.Gurevich)
  • March 1957 - A.Ya.Bereznyak became the chief designer
  • June 1965 - machine building design bureau "Raduga"
  • 19 June 1972 - Dubna production and development amalgamation "Raduga"
  • 07 September 1978 - Dubna production amalgamation "Raduga"
  • 12 May 1982 - machine building design bureau "Raduga"


Kometa series

Naval P-Series

  • P-15 Termit (SS-N-2 "Styx") - ship-launched cruise missile (the basis for the Chinese HY-2 Silkworm missile), 1955
  • P-270/3M80 Moskit (SS-N-22 "Sunburn") - ramjet-propelled anti-ship missile, 1973, in-service 1984

Kh/KSR airborn series


  • 85R, 85RU, (SS-N-14 "Silex") - surface-launched torpedo-carrying anti-submarine missiles
  • MV-1 - target drone
  • KSR-5-NM - target drone
  • Burlak, Burlak-M air-launched spacecraft launcher, Tu-160SK

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