Russian surface-to-air missile.
Standard warhead: 1.80 kg (3.90 lb). Maximum range: 23 km (14 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket, TG-02 kerosene/AK-20F Nitric Acid, 22 kg propellant, Isp=175 s, 3.65 sec burn time, 54 atm Pc. Maximum speed: 4,550 kph (2,820 mph).
Gross mass: 50 kg (110 lb).
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Payload: 1.80 kg (3.90 lb).
Height: 2.96 m (9.70 ft).
Diameter: 0.12 m (0.38 ft).
Span: 0.26 m (0.85 ft).
Thrust: 10.39 kN (2,336 lbf).
R-110 Larger caliber Russian version of the German Taifun anti-aircraft barrage rocket. Developed and tested in 1948-1956 and reached the initial production stage, but cancelled due to the inability to produce an economical rocket with the necessary consistent range accuracy for the barrage role. More...
Russian SAMs and ABMs Perhaps no missiles ever produced had as much historical influence as the surface-to-air missiles of the Soviet Union. Originally conceived to provide a defence against the American bomber fleets of the early Cold War, they decisively affected the turn of events when they shot down American U-2 reconnaissance aircraft over Russia and Cuba. Soviet-provided missiles accounted for a hundred American aircraft over North Vietnam and set the terms of the air battle. A new generation of missiles presented a huge technological surprise and took an awful toll of Israeli aircraft in the 1973 war. To this day, Russian surface-to-air missiles provide the only defence available to most countries against American bombers, and Russian man-portable anti-aircraft missiles are a major part of the terrorist threat. More...
missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Kostin Russian manufacturer of rockets. Kostin Design Bureau, Korolev, Russia. More...
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