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DF-15-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 6,200 kg.

AKA: M-9.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 6,200 kg (13,600 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).

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Associated Countries
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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • DF-15 Chinese mobile single-stage solid propellant intermediate range ballistic missile. More...

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Associated Propellants
  • Solid Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. More...

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