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Nenoksa



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Nenoksa
Credit: © Mark Wade
Primary missile testing range of the Russian Navy. Known to have been used for 22 launches from 1965 to 1997, reaching up to 1000 kilometers altitude, but the number of actual missile tests was in the hundreds.

Location: Nenoksa Test Range.
Longitude: 39.1872 deg.
Latitude: 64.6493 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • R-27 First flight 1967. Correct NATO code may be Serb; Sawfly was competitor. Development completed 1968. More...
  • R-29 First intercontinental submarine-launched ballistic missile (range 7800 km). First flight 1969. Development completed 1973. The variants of this missile were given three different DoD designations over the years (SS-N-8, SS-N-18, and SS-N-23). More...
  • RT-23 The only rail-based ICBM ever deployed. Developed by Yuzhnoye in the Ukraine was protracted, but understandable given the huge technical challenges. Twelve years of design and testing was followed by deployment from 1988. All were retired by 2003. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Zyb Russian zero-G suborbital launch vehicle based on surplus R-27 SLBM. Suborbital; 17-24 min zero G. Payload volume 1.5 cu. M. Payload 650 kg to 1800 km or 1000 kg to 1000 km. More...
  • Vysota Russian intercontinental ballistic suborbital launch vehicle. Two stage vehicle based on R-29D SLBM. Suborbital; 30-55 min zero G. Payload volume 0.7 cu. m. Payload 115 kg to 5200 km or 1150 kg to 200 km. Liftoff mass 33 tonnes. More...
  • Volna SLV Russian launch vehicle based on surplus R-29RL submarine launched ballistic missiles. Suborbital and orbital versions. Payload volume 1.3 cu. M. Payload 115 kg to 3000 km or 1250 kg to 200 km altitude suborbital trajectories, or 120 (260 lb) kg to a 200 km orbit. Liftoff mass 34 tonnes. More...
  • Rif Russian orbital launch vehicle. R-39 SLBM adapted for use as suborbital test vehicle or orbital launch vehicle. More...
  • RT-23 15Zh44 Ukrainian intercontinental ballistic missile. The draft project for the silo-based RT-23 with the 15F143 warhead was completed in December 1979. Trials of this basic version began at Plesetsk on 26 October 1982. The basic RT-23 was accepted for military service on 10 February 1983, but the decision was taken not to put it into production. All resources were to be devoted to an improved RT-23UTTKh. More...
  • Shtil Russian intercontinental ballistic orbital launch vehicle. Three stage vehicle based on R-29RM SLBM. More...
  • Grom Russian orbital launch vehicle. Three stage vehicle consisting of 1 x R-39 St 1 + 1 x R-39 St 2 + 1 x R-39 St 3 More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • VMF Russian agency. Voenno-Morskoy Flot (Navy), Russia. More...

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

Nenoksa Chronology


1965 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1966 June 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1967 April 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-27. Launch Vehicle: Zyb.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1969 March 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1969 June 21 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1970 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1971 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1974 February 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1974 February 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1974 September 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1975 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Volna SLV. LV Configuration: Volna VMF.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1976 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Vysota.
  • Operational test - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 January 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Rif.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 January 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Rif.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 January 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Rif.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 January 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Rif.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1980 October 3 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 5 59A/45x.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1980 December 3 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 6 54A/46x.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1981 January 27 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 21 34x/51x.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1981 April 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 9 38x/50x.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1981 April 22 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 8 31P/53x.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1981 November 27 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 10 38P/56A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1981 December 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Rif.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1981 December 22 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 13 37P/63A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 January 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: RT-23. Launch Vehicle: RT-23 15Zh44. LV Configuration: RT-23 15Zh44 15Zh44.
  • Silo test - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 January 28 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 16 37A/66A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 February 12 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 17 41P/70A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 March 3 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 23 47A/67A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1982 April 11 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 14 41P/73A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 April 23 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 18 76A/74A.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1982 June 9 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 20 75/76.
  • - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 June 1 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-29. Launch Vehicle: Shtil. LV Configuration: Shtil VMF.
  • State trials missile test - . Nation: USSR. Agency: VMF. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 June 27 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. Launch Vehicle: Rif. LV Configuration: Rif 12 95/.
  • Kura - . Nation: USSR. Agency: RVSN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1996 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Grom. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN; VMF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1997? - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Grom. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN; VMF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

1997 November 19 - . Launch Site: Nenoksa. LV Family: R-39. Launch Vehicle: Grom. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Russia. Agency: RVSN; VMF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi).

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