Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


Pershing 1 & Pershing 2 Specifications

Specifications
ModelMGM-31A. MGM-31B. MGM-31C MGM-31D.
IOC19621984USA.
CountryUSA. USA.
DoD DesignationMGM-31A. MGM-31B. MGM-31D.
Popular NamePershing. Pershing IA. Pershing IIPershing 1B.
ManufacturerMartin Marietta.
Total Mass4,580 kg. / 4655 kg (10275 lb)7,390 kg. 7490 kg (16540 lb)
Core Diameter1.02 m (40 in) 1.02 m.
Total Length10.5 m (34 ft 7 in) 10.61 m. 10.6 m (34 ft 9.7 in)
Span1.10 m. 1.10 m.
#Warheads11
warhead mass290 kg. 290 kg.
warheadW-50 400 kT W-85 (5-50 kT)
Goodyear MARV
1st stage: Thiokol TX-174 solid rocket; 115 kN (26000 lb) for 38.3 sHercules solid rocket
2nd stageThiokol TX-175 solid rocket; 85 kN (19200 lb) for 39 s Hercules solid rocket
GuidanceInertial. Inertial.
Maximum range740 km (460 miles) 1,850 km. 1770 km (1100 miles)
Maximum speedMach 8 9,000 kph. Mach 8+
Ceiling240 km
Development Cost $662.80 million. 673.60 million.
Recurring Price $1.74 million. 5.62 million.
Number Built615
Development Built134
Production Built481
Unit Cost $
1964 dollars.
1.74 million. 5.42 million.




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