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R-13
R-13
R-13
Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. Developed from 1956-1960. First nuclear-armed SLBM.

AKA: 4K50; D-2; Sark; SS-N-4. Status: Cancelled 1969. First Launch: 1959-06-01. Last Launch: 1965-05-31. Number: 13 . Payload: 910 kg (2,000 lb). Gross mass: 30,800 kg (67,900 lb). Height: 13.41 m (43.99 ft). Diameter: 1.52 m (4.98 ft). Span: 1.83 m (6.00 ft). Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

Maximum range: 1,500 km (900 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 1,000 KT. CEP: 3.23 km (2.00 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1958.

Family: Sea-Launched, submarine-launched. Country: Russia. Engines: S2.713. Launch Sites: Kapustin Yar, Kola Peninsula Launch Area, Barents Sea Launch Area, Kapustin Yar V-2. Agency: Makeyev bureau. More at: 8510. Bibliography: 2.


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1959 June 1 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar V-2. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1959 November 1 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1960 March 1 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. Launch Complex: Kapustin Yar V-2. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1960 August 1 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1961 September 14 - . 04:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Kola Peninsula Launch Area. Launch Pad: 70.0 N x 40.0 E. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nuclear test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1961 September 16 - . 04:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kola Peninsula Launch Area. Launch Pad: 70.0 N x 40.0 E. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nuclear test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1961 October 19 - . Launch Site: White Sea Launch Area. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1961 October 20 - . Launch Site: Kola Peninsula Launch Area. Launch Pad: 70.0 N x 40.0 E. Launch Platform: ZULUV. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nuclear test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 May 19 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 69.5 N x 34.2 E. Launch Platform: K-170. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 May 24 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 69.5 N x 34.2 E. Launch Platform: GOLF. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 May 25 - . 13:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 69.5 N x 34.2 E. Launch Platform: GOLF. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 May 26 - . 13:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 69.5 N x 34.2 E. Launch Platform: K-170. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1965 May 31 - . 13:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Barents Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: 69.5 N x 34.2 E. Launch Platform: GOLF. LV Family: R-13. Launch Vehicle: R-13.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).


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