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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

RT-2UTTH - Topol-M

DIA SS-27, SS-X-29, SS-25B
Bilateral RS-12M2
Service RT-2PM2, RT-2PM-OS
OKB/Industry 15Zh??
Design Bureau (MIT)Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology
Approved 2/ /1993
Years of R&D 1993 - 1997
Engineering and Testing 1994 1997
First Flight Test 12/20/94
IOC 1997
Deployment Date 12/27/1997
Type of Warhead Single
Warheads 1 (+ ~ 20 false targets)
Yield (Mt) 0.55 Mt
Payload (t) 1,000 - 1,200
Total length (m) 21.0 - 22.7
Total length w/o warhead (m) 17.9
Missile Diameter (m) 1.86 - 1.95
Launch Weight (t) 47.2 - 47.21
Fuel Weight (t)  
Range (km) 10,000 -10,500
CEP (m) (Russian Sources)  
CEP (m) (Western Sources) 350+

Number of Stages 3
Canister length (m) 21,2 - 23.0
Canister length w/o
front meters (m)
Canister diameter (m) 2.0
Booster guidance system Inertial, autonomous

  1st stage 2nd stage 3rd stage 4th. BUS
Length (m) 8.04?      
Body diameter (m) 1.86 - 1.95 1.61 1.58  
Fueled weight (t) 28.6      
Dry weight (t)        
Design Bureau for the Solid Motors MIT, NPO Soyuz MIT, NPO Soyuz MIT, NPO Soyuz  
Engine Designation        
Propellants Solid Propellant Solid Propellant Solid Propellant  
Burning time (s)        
Solid Motor Thrust Sea Level/Vacuum (Tonnes)        
Specific Impulse (m/s)        

Basing Mode Silo/Ground mobile
Launching Technique  
Deployed boosters  
Test Boosters  
Warheads Deployed  
Deployment Sites  
Training Launchers  
Space Booster Variant No

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