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R-27



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R-27
Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. First flight 1967. Correct NATO code may be Serb; Sawfly was competitor. Development completed 1968.

Success Rate: 100.00%. Launch data is: incomplete. Standard warhead: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Maximum range: 2,000 km (1,200 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 1,000 KT. CEP: 1.61 km (1.00 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1968.

AKA: RSM-25; R-27; SS-N-6 Mod 1; 4K10; Serb; D-5.
Status: Retired 1993.
Gross mass: 14,394 kg (31,733 lb).
Payload: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).
Height: 9.00 m (29.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
First Launch: 1965.01.01.
Last Launch: 1993.12.01.
Number: 19 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
  • 4D10 Isayev N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 255 kN. R-27 / RSM-25 (SS-N-6). Out of Production. First engine system to be submerged in propellant tank. One main engine chamber plus unknown number (probably 4) of steering thrusters. Thrust 226 + 29 kN. More...

See also
  • R-27 First flight 1967. Correct NATO code may be Serb; Sawfly was competitor. Development completed 1968. More...
  • 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...

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

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