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Variant B


Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. Version with clustered Nylon-B propellant motors.

Standard warhead: 1,200 kg (2,600 lb). Maximum range: 800 km (490 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Standard RV: Type 149. Warhead yield: 1,000 KT. CEP: 4.00 km (2.40 mi).

Gross mass: 22,500 kg (49,600 lb).
Payload: 1,200 kg (2,600 lb).
Height: 15.50 m (50.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.85 m (6.06 ft).

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Associated Countries
See also
  • D-6 First Soviet solid propellant submarine launched ballistic missile. Development began in 1958, but the system was cancelled in 1961 in favour of the D-7 naval version of the RT-15 IRBM (itself in turn cancelled). More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Arsenal Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Arsenal Design Bureau, Saint Petersburg, Russia. More...

Associated Stages
  • ZIF-IR-190 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 12,200/2,200 kg. Vacuum specific impulse 200 seconds. Used cluster of four motors with Nylon-B propellant. More...
  • ZIF-IR-191 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 6,600/1,400 kg. Vacuum specific impulse 200 seconds. Used cluster of four motors with Nylon-B propellant. More...

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