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MSBS



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MSBS M20
French intermediate range ballistic missile.

Failures: 1. Success Rate: 98.48%. First Fail Date: 1981-01-01. Last Fail Date: 1981-01-01. Launch data is: continuing. Standard warhead: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb). Maximum range: 2,900 km (1,800 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. CEP: 1.00 km (0.60 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1971.

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 19,950 kg (43,980 lb).
Payload: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb).
Height: 10.40 m (34.10 ft).
Diameter: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft).
Thrust: 444.20 kN (99,860 lbf).
First Launch: 1966.01.01.
Last Launch: 2008.11.13.
Number: 65 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • MSBS Family of French submarine-launched ballistic missiles. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • SEREB French manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. SEREB, France. More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

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