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3M65


First flight 1983. As of March 1986 only Russian SLBM in production.

Standard warhead: 2,270 kg (5,000 lb). Maximum range: 8,310 km (5,160 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 10. Warhead yield: 100 KT. CEP: 0.50 km (0.31 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1983.

AKA: RSM-52; SS-N-20 Mod 2; 3M65; Rif-Ma; Sturgeon; Taifun.
Gross mass: 90,000 kg (198,000 lb).
Payload: 2,270 kg (5,000 lb).
Height: 15.98 m (52.42 ft).
Diameter: 2.40 m (7.80 ft).
Span: 2.40 m (7.80 ft).

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Makeyev Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Makeyev Design Bureau, Kolomna, Russia. More...

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