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RT-20


Russian intermediate range ballistic missile. First and third stages of SS-13. Cancelled after 8 test firings. Claims to have been deployed briefly.

Maximum range: 4,800 km (2,900 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Warhead yield: 1,000 KT. Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1970. Total Number Built: 8.

AKA: SS-15; 8K99; SS-XZ; Scrooge.
Status: Cancelled 1965.
Height: 15.09 m (49.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.80 m (5.90 ft).
Span: 1.80 m (5.90 ft).

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  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Nadiradze Russian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Nadiradze, Russia. More...

Bibliography
  • Karpenko, A V, Utkin, A F and Popov,A D, Otechestvenniye strategischeskiye raketnoye kompleks, Sankt-Peterburg: Nevskii bastion; Gangut 1999..

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