RT-20P

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RT-20P
SS-15 ICBM.JPEG
Type ICBM
Place of origin USSR
Production history
Designed 1961-1962
Specifications
Weight 13,430 kg (29,610 lb)
Length 17.50 m (57.4 ft)
Diameter 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)

Operational
range
11,000 km (6,800 mi)
Guidance
system
inertial
Launch
platform
TEL

The RT-20P[1][2] was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) developed but not deployed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The control system for it was designed at NPO "Electropribor"[3] (Kharkiv, Ukraine). It was assigned the NATO reporting name SS-15 Scrooge and carried the GRAU index 8K99.

The RT-20 was the first mobile ICBM designed by the Soviet Union.

SS-15. UK MoD Defence Intelligence drawing.

Operator

UK MoD Defence Intelligence assessment. Complete report montaged.
 Soviet Union
The Strategic Rocket Forces was the only operator of the RT-20.

See also

External links

  • RT-20P/SS-15 Scrooge, at www.globalsecurity.org

References

  1. ^ https://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/russia/rt-20p.htm?ezoic_amp=1
  2. ^ https://books.google.pl/books?id=UzAqDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA177&lpg=PA177&dq=rt-20p+designed&source=bl&ots=ivLgG71xuI&sig=VMnKnqnyS_kZ2MdSO6luWKBqkJ8&hl=pl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5i9T6pc3aAhXMyqQKHTHNBuoQ6AEIYjAK#v=onepage&q=rt-20p%20designed&f=false
  3. ^ Krivonosov, Khartron: Computers for rocket guidance systems


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