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53T6
Part of A-135 Family
Russian anti-ballistic missile. Endo-atmospheric interceptor component of A-135 ABM system.

AKA: A-135; ABM-3; Gazelle; PRS-1; SH-8. Status: Active. First Launch: 1979-08-01. Last Launch: 2014-05-08. Number: 12 . Gross mass: 10,000 kg (22,000 lb). Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft). Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft). Span: 1.00 m (3.20 ft). Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

Maximum range: 80 km (49 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1995.

Family: anti-ballistic. Country: Russia. Launch Vehicles: V-1000, 53T6. Propellants: Solid. Launch Sites: Sary Shagan. Agency: Lyulev, Novator. More at: 8087.



1979 Aug - . Launch Site: Sary Shagan. LV Family: A-135. Launch Vehicle: 53T6.
  • Ejection Test - . Nation: Russia. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1993 - . Launch Site: Sary Shagan. LV Family: A-135. Launch Vehicle: 53T6.
  • Test - . Nation: Russia. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

1999 November 2 - . Launch Site: Sary Shagan. LV Family: A-135. Launch Vehicle: 53T6.
  • Test launch - . Nation: Russia. Agency: PKO. Apogee: 40 km (