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9K79-1


Russian intermediate range ballistic missile. Improved version.

Maximum range: 138 km (85 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket.

AKA: SS-21; 9K79-1; Scarab-B; Tochka-U; 9M79M1.
Location: Kolomna, Russian Federation.
Gross mass: 2,010 kg (4,430 lb).
Height: 6.40 m (21.00 ft).
Diameter: 0.65 m (2.13 ft).
Span: 1.45 m (4.75 ft).

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See also
  • Tochka Tactical short-range ballistic missile, deployed from 1976. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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

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