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Russian intercontinental ballistic missile. Version using storable propellants and Isayev engines. Studied but rejected prior to start of development.

Boost Propulsion: Liquid rocket, Nitric acid AK-27I/Kerosene TM-185.

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Associated Engines
  • S5.3M Isayev Nitric acid/Amine rocket engine. 396.7 kN. R-9 (SS-8) missile stage 1. Out of Production. Proposed for R-9 missile stage 1. Four engines per stage. 396,7 kN sea-level. More...

See also
  • R-9 ICBM developed by Korolev OKB using liquid oxygen/kerosene propellants. The Soviet military favoured storable propellants as advocated by Glushko and implemented by Yangel and Chelomei. Development of the R-9 was protracted and it was deployed in only very limited numbers between 1964 and 1974. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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

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