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DF-15
DF-15
DF-15
Chinese mobile solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile.

AKA: CSS-6;CSST-600;Dong Feng-15;M-9. Status: Active. First Launch: 1988-01-01. Last Launch: 1996-03-13. Number: 6 . Payload: 950 kg (2,090 lb). Gross mass: 6,170 kg (13,600 lb). Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft). Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft). Span: 1.22 m (4.00 ft). Location: Executive-First Academy; Sales-China National Precision Machinery Import & Export Corp.. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

Maximum range: 605 km (375 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 20 KT. CEP: 1.35 km (0.83 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Maximum range: 750 km (460 mi). Initial Operational Capability: 1990.



Subtopics

Shaheen 1 Pakistani mobile single-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile, a license-assembled Chinese DF-15. First flown in 1999. Entered service 2003. Project managed by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.

Shaheen 3 Pakistani indigenous long-range missile, designed by Pakistani scientists using Chinese technology. Development cancelled in 2000.

Shaheen 1A Pakistani mobile single-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile. Improved version of the Shaheen 1, with double the range but improved accuracy. Said to have a launch mass of 10,000 kg with a 1,000 kg warhead.

Family: IRBM. Country: China. Propellants: Solid. Launch Sites: Taiyuan, South China. Agency: China ARMT. Bibliography: 2, 8257.

1988? - . Launch Site: Taiyuan. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1995 - . Launch Site: South China. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Test mission - . Nation: China. Agency: PRC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1996 March 7 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Leping. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Near Taiwan - . Nation: China. Agency: PLA2AC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1996 March 7 - . 17:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Leping. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Near Taiwan - . Nation: China. Agency: PLA2AC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1996 March 7 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Leping. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Near Taiwan - . Nation: China. Agency: PLA2AC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1996 March 13 - . Launch Site: Leping. Launch Vehicle: DF-15.
  • Near Taiwan - . Nation: China. Agency: PLA2AC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1999 January 15 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1999 April 15 - . 04:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2002 October 4 - . 02:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2003 October 8 - . 03:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
2003 October 14 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
2004 December 8 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
2006 November 29 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2008 January 25 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2010 May 8 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
2012 April 25 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1A.
  • Shaheen RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). R&D flight..

2013 April 10 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Haft-IV RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Operational test.

2014 November 17 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1A.
  • RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi). Test flight..

2015 March 9 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 3.
  • RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi). Test flight..

2015 December 11 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 3.
  • Shaheen RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Type: Test. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Arabian Sea..

2015 December 15 - . Launch Site: Sonmiani. LV Family: DF-15. Launch Vehicle: Shaheen 1.
  • Shaheen RV - . Nation: Pakistan. Type: Test. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Arabian Sea..


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