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DF-57


Chinese intercontinental ballistic missile.

Standard warhead: 2,400 kg (5,200 lb). Maximum range: 6,900 km (4,200 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 2,000 KT. Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1978. Total Number Built: 30.

AKA: Dong-Feng 57.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 190,932 kg (420,933 lb).
Payload: 2,400 kg (5,200 lb).
Height: 32.57 m (106.85 ft).
Diameter: 3.35 m (10.99 ft).
Span: 3.35 m (10.99 ft).
Thrust: 2,744.80 kN (617,056 lbf).

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

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