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Russian intercontinental boost-glide missile. Version that would boost the Raketoplan combat re-entry vehicle, which would use aerodynamic horizontal and vertical manoeuvring to penetrate enemy space defences and be practically invulnerable.
These re-entry vehicles were of unique concept and consisted of a high-fineness oblique conical heat shield with petal-like manoeuvring flaps at the base. Theywere capable of very large cross-range manoeuvres (up to 3000 km).
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UR-200 Universal rocket designed by Chelomei to cover the ICBM, FOBS, satellite launch vehicle, and spaceplane booster roles. Flight tested in 1963-1964 but cancelled in favour of Yangel's R-36. More...
missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...
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Chelomei Russian manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Chelomei Design Bureau, Reutov, Russia. More...
UR-200-1 N2O4/UDMH propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 107,500/6,600 kg. Thrust 2,235.00 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 311 seconds. Tsniimash has 1:10 structural simulation model. Developed 1960-1965. Orevo has sectioned hardware. All data accurate except empty mass prorated between first and second stages. More...
UR-200-2 N2O4/UDMH propellant rocket stage. Loaded/empty mass 25,810/2,400 kg. Thrust 612.90 kN. Vacuum specific impulse 322 seconds. Tsniimash has 1:10 structural simulation model. Developed 1960-1965. Orevo has sectioned hardware. All data accurate except empty mass prorated between first and second stages. More...
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