Ukrainian intercontinental ballistic missile. Space launch version, never went beyond design stage.
Maximum range: 11,000 km (6,000 mi).
AKA: Tsiklon-1; 64S5; 11K64.
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Gross mass: 140,600 kg (309,900 lb).
Height: 34.30 m (112.50 ft).
Diameter: 3.00 m (9.80 ft).
Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).
R-16 The Soviet Union's first practical ICBM, a two stage vehicle using storable propellants. Development began in 1956 and the missile was in service from 1962 to 1974. Peak deployment consisted of 186 launchers, about a third of them in missile silos, the rest in fixed 'soft' installations. More...
missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Yuzhnoye Ukrainian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Yangel Design Bureau, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. More...
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