Its primary objective is to dominate the battlefield by suppressing or obliterating enemy air defence systems

specifically tailored for SEAD (Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses) missions

Developed during the Cold War era

This remarkable missile has been acquired by no fewer than seven nations, including India, Belarus, and Malaysia

At its core, the missile excels in homing in on and neutralizing radar emissions emanating from enemy air defence systems

Upon launch, the Kh-58 unleashes its potent seeker, capable of detecting and diligently tracking the radiation signature of the enemy radar