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Headquarters of an RVSN Division, 1961-1991. In the 1950's it was the base for units deployed with four R-1 launchers, followed by two R-2 launchers, then 12 R-5. From 1961 it operated 12 R-14, and possibly additional R-12 missiles.

AKA: Derezhnya.
Location: Zhitomir.
Longitude: 26.0000 deg.
Latitude: 49.0000 deg.
Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

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  • RVSN Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Raketniye Voiska Stratigcheskovo Naznacheniya (Russian Strategic Rocket Forces), Russia. More...

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