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R-27K


Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. First flight October 1972.

Standard warhead: 650 kg (1,430 lb). Maximum range: 3,600 km (2,200 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 1,000 KT. CEP: 1.85 km (1.14 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1973.

AKA: SS-N-6 Mod 2; 4K18; Serb.
Gross mass: 14,394 kg (31,733 lb).
Payload: 650 kg (1,430 lb).
Height: 9.00 m (29.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).

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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...

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