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Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. Yuzhnoye 1000-km range submarine-launched ballistic missile. According to Przybilski, it was related to the light ICBM later designated R-26/8K66.

The R-15 missile was a Yangel design intended for use aboard VMF naval ships and submarines. A 17 August 1956 authorised work on the design, and the draft project was completed in December 1957. However no orders for full-scale development or production were forthcoming.

Status: Cancelled 1957.

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  • 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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