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

AKA: 4K10;D-5;RSM-25;Serb;SS-N-6 Mod 1. Status: Retired 1993. Payload: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb). Gross mass: 14,394 kg (31,733 lb). Height: 9.00 m (29.50 ft). Diameter: 1.50 m (4.90 ft). Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft). Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

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.



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Zyb Russian zero-G suborbital launch vehicle based on surplus R-27 SLBM. Suborbital; 17-24 min zero G. Payload volume 1.5 cu. M. Payload 650 kg to 1800 km or 1000 kg to 1000 km.

Zyb R-27U Russian launch vehicle based on surplus R-27U SLBM.

R-27K Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. First flight October 1972.

Zyb R-27K Russian launch vehicle based on surplus R-27K SLBM.

R-27U Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. Development completed 1973.

Hwasong 10 North Korean mobile intermediate range ballistic missile based on Russian R-27 SLBM.

Khorramshahr Iranian medium-range ballistic missile. Said to have been derived from the North Korean Hwasong-10.

Family: submarine-launched. Country: Russia. Engines: 4D10. Agency: Makeyev bureau. Bibliography: 2.

1965 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1966 June 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1967 April 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1972 October 1 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb R-27U.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1973 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb R-27K.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1973 Aug - . Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb R-27U.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 620 km (380 mi).

1973 December 4 - . Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb R-27K.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 620 km (380 mi).

1976 July 1 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1981 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1983 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1988 - . Launch Site: Okhotsk. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Final OT operational test launch - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1991 December 1 - . Launch Site: Sea Launch Area. Launch Pad: UNKPL. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Sprint Technology mission - . Nation: Russia. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1992 December 9 - . 00:00 GMT - . Launch Pad: Pacific Ocean, 40.0 N x 170.0 E. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Efir Technology mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi). Payload was the 650-kilogram Efir reentry vehicle with the 80-kilogram Meduza biomedical zero-G experiment. The capsule was recovered, but it was found that the experiment failed to function..

1993 December 1 - . Launch Pad: Pacific Ocean, 40.0 N x 170.0 E. Launch Platform: PLBR. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Efir - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi). Payload was the 650-kilogram Efir reentry vehicle with the 80-kilogram Meduza biomedical zero-G experiment. The capsule was recovered, the experiment was successful..

2015 January 23 - . Launch Vehicle: R-27.
  • North Korean submerged missile test. - . First test of a new North Korean missile, called KN-11 by the US government, from a submerged test pad..

2015 May 8 - . Launch Vehicle: R-27.
  • North Korea conducts test launch from submerged platform. - . The missile was thought to be derived from the Soviet R-27 and may be the same as the missile known as 'Musudan' that has been tested in the past. South Korean reports suggested the flight was a only a low altitude test of the launch mechanism..

2016 June 21 - . 20:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Gitdaeryung. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 10.
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..
  • RV - . Nation: Korea North. Type: Test. Apogee: 1,414 km (878 mi). Test mission. Impacted in Sea of Japan..

2017 January 29 - . Launch Site: Semnan. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Khorramshahr.
  • RV - . Nation: Iran. Type: Test. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

    Iran made the second known test flight of the Khorramshahr, which was suspected to be a medium range missile based on the Soviet R-27, similar to North Korea's Hwasong-10/Musudan. The missile's reentry vehicle failed to survive reentry, according to US sources.



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