Encyclopedia Astronautica
R-39



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ICBM-Derived LVs
The range of launch vehicles derived from decommissioned ballistic missiles offered for sale by Russia after the cold war.
Credit: © Mark Wade
Russian submarine-launched ballistic missile. SLBM developed for use on Typhoon subs.

Failures: 3. Success Rate: 95.00%. First Fail Date: 1996-01-01. Last Fail Date: 1997-11-19. Launch data is: continuing. Initial Operational Capability: 1983.

Status: Active.
First Launch: 1980.01.01.
Last Launch: 2003.12.11.
Number: 60 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • 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...

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

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