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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


DF-5


Specifications

ContractorChinese Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology - CALT
OperatorSecond Artillery Corps
Basing
  • Luoning
  • Wuzhai
  • Xuanhua
  • Tongdao
  • ConfigurationThree Stages
    Length [meters]32.6
    Diameter [meters]3.35
    Mass [kilograms]183,000
    PropellantStorable liquid
    GuidanceInertial
    First Flight1971
    IOC1981
    DeploymentSilo
    Range (km)12,000 - 15,000
    Re-entry Vehicle Mass (kg)3,000 - 3,200
    Warhead YieldDF-5 - 1 x 2-4 MT, 4-5 Mt, or
    DF-5A - 3 x 250 kt, or
    DF-5B - 7 x 250 kt, or
    DF-5C - 10 x 250 kt

    DF-5B
    CEP 500 - 3,500 meters
    Launch Preparation Time30-60 minutes



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