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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


R-9 - SS-8 SASIN


Specifications
DIA SS-8 SS-8 SS-8
NATO Sasin Sasin Sasin
Bilateral      
Service R-9, R-9A, R-9B
OKB/Industry 8K75, 8K75A, 8K76
Design Bureau OKB -1 (Acad. S. P. Korolev) OKB -1 (Acad. S. P. Korolev) OKB -1 (Acad. S. P. Korolev)
Approved 5/13/1959    
Years of R&D      
Engineering and Testing 1959 - 1961 -1965    
First Flight Test 4/9/61 02-22-63  
IOC Dec. 14 /15,1964,    
Deployment Date   7/21/1965  
Type of Warhead Single Single Single
Warheads 1 1 1
Yield (Mt) 1.65, 2.1-2.5 1.65 - 3.0 -5.0  
Payload (t) 1.7- 2.2, 1.1,-1.65 -2.1  
Total length (m) 24.18, 24.227  
Total length w/o warhead (m)      
Missile Diameter (m) 2.68 2.68 2.68
Launch Weight (t) 81.0 - 82.0 81.0 - 82.0 81.0 - 82.0
Fuel Weight (t) 1st. 81.0 - 25.4 = 55.6, 2nd.18.2 - 15.3= 2.9 ? Total (71.1) 1st. 81.0 - 25.4 = 55.6, 2nd.18.2 - 15.3= 2.9 ? Total (71.1) 1st. 81.0 - 25.4 = 55.6, 2nd.18.2 - 15.3= 2.9 ? Total (71.1)
Range (km) 12,000 -13,000 16,000 -12,500  
CEP (m) (Russian Sources)   3,000 - 3,500  
CEP (m) Western Sources)   1,800 - 2,000  

Number of Stages 2
Canister length (m) N/A
Canister length w/o
Front meters (m)
N/A
Canister diameter (m) N/A
Booster guidance system Radio/Inertial autonomous


  1st stage 2nd stage
Length (m) 14.79 9.40
Body diameter (m) 2.68 2.68
Fueled weight (t)   (71.1) total
Dry weight (t) 7.2 3.1 9.3 - 9.9 total
Engine Designation RD-111, 8D716 RD-0106 (RO-9) 8D715
Design Bureau Glushko OKB-456 Kosberg OKB-154
Years of R&D 1959-1962 1959-1961
Propellants Liquid Liquid
Fuel T-1, Kerosene T-1, Kerosene


Oxidizer Liquid Oxygen Liquid Oxygen
Burning time (sec.) 104-105 105 & 108 Verniers
Thrust Sea Level/Vacuum (Tonnes) 141.24 -143.3 /
162.8 -163 -166
30.5 -30.62 -31.0 - 31.5 Vacuum
Specific Impulse Sea Level/vacuum (sec.) 270.4 - 274 -275 /
310 -317
330 Vacuum


Basing Mode Ground and silo
Hardness  
Launching Technique Hot launch
Deployed boosters 0
Test Boosters  
Warheads Deployed 0
Training Launchers  
Space Booster Variant N/A




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