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R-39
Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. First flight 1979. Four unsuccessful tests in 1980, two successful in 1981. Development completed 1983. SLBM on Typhoon subs.

Standard warhead: 2,270 kg (5,000 lb). Maximum range: 8,400 km (5,200 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 10. Warhead yield: 100 KT. CEP: 0.50 km (0.31 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1983. Total Number Built: 100.

AKA: RSM-52; SS-N-20 Mod 1; 3R65; Rif-Ma; Sturgeon; D-19 Rif; 3M20.
Gross mass: 81,000 kg (178,000 lb).
Payload: 2,270 kg (5,000 lb).
Height: 20.00 m (65.00 ft).
Diameter: 2.40 m (7.80 ft).
Span: 2.40 m (7.80 ft).

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  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Makeyev Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Makeyev Design Bureau, Kolomna, Russia. More...

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