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R-14
SS-5 Skean.JPEG
A right side view of two vehicle-mounted Soviet R-14 missiles (SS-5 Skean) IRBMs (1977).
Type Medium-range ballistic missile
Place of origin USSR
Service history
In service 1962-1971
Used by Strategic Rocket Forces
Wars Cold War
Production history
Designer OKB-586
Designed 1958-1960
Manufacturer PO Polyot
Unit cost unknown
Produced 24 April 1961
Number built unknown
Variants R-14U, Cosmos 1-3
Specifications
Weight 86.3 t
Length 24.4 m
Diameter 2.4m

Warhead Nuclear fusion
Warhead weight 680 kg
Detonation
mechanism
airburst
Blast yield 1-2 Mt

Engine RD-216
1,480 kN
Wingspan 2.74m
Propellant Hydrazine/Nitrogen tetroxide
Operational
range
3,700 km
Flight ceiling 500 km
Guidance
system
Ballistic (internal inertial)
Accuracy CEP 1.13 km
Launch
platform
Silo, pad, or mobile launcher

The R-14 Chusovaya[1] (Russian: Чусовая) was a theatre ballistic missile developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. It was given the NATO reporting name SS-5 Skean and was known by GRAU index 8K65. It was designed by Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel. Chusovaya - the name of the river in Russia. Line production was undertaken by facility No 1001 in Krasnoyarsk.

The missile was gradually replaced by SS-20 missiles and by the mid 1980s most had been taken out of service. The last missiles was scrapped on August 9, 1989.[2]

Contents

Operators

 Soviet Union

References

http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/russia/theater/r-14.htm

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ Gunter's Space Page - R-14 Usovaya (SS-5, Skean) MRBM
  2. ^ http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/russia/theater/r-14.htm
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