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DF-15



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

Standard warhead: 950 kg (2,090 lb). 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.

AKA: CSS-6; Dong Feng-15; M-9; CSST-600.
Location: Executive-First Academy; Sales-China National Precision Machinery Import & Export Corp..
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 6,170 kg (13,600 lb).
Payload: 950 kg (2,090 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).
Span: 1.22 m (4.00 ft).
First Launch: 1988.01.01.
Last Launch: 1995.01.01.
Number: 2 .

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

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Taiyuan China's launch site for launch of polar orbiting satellites, also known as Wuzhai. Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) is situated in Kelan County, the northwest part of Shanxi Province, 280 km by road from Taiyuan City. More...
  • South China Sounding rocket launch location known to have been used for 1 launch in 1995, reaching up to 100 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

DF-15 Chronology


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

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

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