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R-14 / SS-5 SKEAN

Specifications
DIA SS-5 SS-5
NATO Skean Skean
Bilateral R-14 R-14U
Service R-14 R-14U (Chusovaya)
OKB/Industry 8K65 8K65U
Design Bureau OKB-586 OKB-586 (Acad. M. K. Yangel)
Approved 7/2/1958 5/30/1960
Years of R&D 1958 - 1960 1960 -1962
Engineering and Testing 1960 -1961 1961 -1962
First Flight Test 7/6/1960 2/11/62 (1/12/1962)
IOC 1962 1962
Deployment Date 4/24/1961 1/9/1964
Type of Warhead Single Single
Warheads 1 1
Yield (Mt) 1.0 or 2.0 -2.3 1 x 2.3
Payload (t) 1.300 -1.500 or 2.155 1.300 -1.500 or 2.155
Total length (m) 24.3 - 24.4 24.3 -24.4
Total length w/o
Warhead (m)
21.62 21.62
Missile Diameter (m) 2.4 2.4
Launch Weight (t) 86.3 - 87 86.3
Fuel Weight (t) 79.2 79.2
Range (km) 4500 or 3200 -3700 4500 -3700
CEP (m)
(Russian Sources)
1250 -1900 1250
CEP (m)
(Western Sources)
900-1900 900-1900
Basing mode Ground Based Ground and Silo Based

Number of Stages 1
Booster guidance system Inertial, autonomous
Engine Designation RD-216m (8D514,M)
Configuration Cluster of two engines
Design Bureau Acad. V. P. Glushko OKB-456
Years R & D 1958-1960
Propellants Liquid Storable
Fuel UDMH
Oxidizer AK-27 I = IRFNA =73% HN03 + 27% N204 (NTO) in N02
Burning time (sec.) 130 -131
Thrust Sea Level/Vacuum (Tonnes) 151.4991/171.075 -177.9Total thrust
Specific Impulse Sea Level/Vacuum (sec.) 246-248 / 290-291.3
Canister length (m) N/A
Canister length w/o front meters N/A
Canister diameter (m) N/A
 

Hardness  
Launching Technique Hot launched
Deployed boosters 0
Test Boosters  
Warheads Deployed 0
Deployment Sites INF Treaty Information
Training Launchers  
Space Booster Variant SL-8/C-1 Kosmos, Kosmos-3M




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