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S-300PMU-1 48N6E
Part of S-300 Family
Russian surface-to-air missile. Version of the S-300 system for the land forces and export using the advanced 48N6E missile, which doubled the range and greatly increased the effectiveness of the system. Alternatively any of the earlier model 5V55 or 48N6 series missiles could be loaded.

AKA: 48N6E; S-300PMU-1. Status: Active. First Launch: 1999-02-12. Last Launch: 2013-10-30. Number: 4 . Payload: 143 kg (315 lb). Gross mass: 1,500 kg (3,300 lb). Height: 7.00 m (22.90 ft). Diameter: 0.52 m (1.69 ft). Span: 0.76 m (2.49 ft). Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

At the beginning of the 1990's the PVO and VMF jointly sponsored development of the S-300PMU surface-to-air missile system, which used the 48N6Ye missile. This was the last rocket developed by Grushin (who died on 29 November 1993). The 48N6Ye was interchangeable with the earlier 5V55, having the same mass and dimensions, but was a completely different missile internally, with greatly improved characteristics. It had double the range, greater warhead effectiveness, and was capable of shooting down the re-entry vehicles of tactical and tactical-operative ballistic missiles.

4 missiles per launcher. 22 second reaction time. 5 minutes to set up after arrival at launch site, or to depart after shooting. Maximum target speed 10,080 kph. Radars: 64N6 Big Bird target acquisition radar, C band, range 300 km. 30N6E1 Tomb Stone target tracking radar, I/J band, range 300 km. 5N66M/76N6E Clam Shell height finding radar, band, range 120 km.

Maximum range: 150 km (90 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Maximum speed: 7,560 kph (4,690 mph). Minimum range: 3.00 km (1.80 mi). Initial Operational Capability: 1990. Floor: 10 m (32 ft).

Family: surface-to-air, vehicle-launched. Country: Russia. Agency: Almaz bureau, Grushin.



1999 February 12 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. LV Family: S-300. Launch Vehicle: S-300PMU-1 48N6E.
  • 48N6E test - . Nation: Russia. Agency: PVO. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2004 April 30 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. LV Family: S-300. Launch Vehicle: S-300PMU-1 48N6E.
  • 48N6DM - . Nation: Russia. Agency: PVO. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2013 October 30 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. LV Family: S-300. Launch Vehicle: S-300PMU-1 48N6E.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: PVO. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).

2013 October 30 - . Launch Site: Kapustin Yar. LV Family: S-300. Launch Vehicle: S-300PMU-1 48N6E.
  • Nation: Russia. Agency: PVO. Apogee: 40 km (24 mi).


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