R-29 Vysota

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R-29 Vysota[1] is a family of Soviet submarine-launched ballistic missiles, designed by State Rocket Center Makayev.

Guidance system is for all versions Astro-inertial guidance.[2]

Variants[edit]

R-29[edit]

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  • Deployment Date: 1974
  • Manufacturer designation: 4K75
  • DoD designation: SS-N-8 Mod 1
  • ASCC designation: "Sawfly"
  • SALT designation: RSM-40
  • Submarine: Delta I
  • Total Mass: 32,800 kg
  • Core Diameter: 1.80 m
  • Total Length: 13.20 m
  • Span: 1.80 m
  • Payload: 1100 kg
  • Maximum range: 7700 km
  • Number of Standard Warheads: 1
  • Number of stages: 2

R-29R[edit]

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  • Deployment Date: 1978 [3]
  • Manufacturer designation: 4K75R
  • DoD designation: SS-N-18 Mod 1
  • ASCC designation: "Stingray"
  • SALT designation: RSM-50
  • Submarine: Delta III
  • Total Mass: 35,300 kg
  • Core Diameter: 1.80 m
  • Total Length: 14.40 m
  • Span: 1.80 m
  • Payload: 1650 kg
  • Maximum range: 6,500 km
  • Number of Standard Warheads: 3 (0,50 мт) [4]
  • Number of stages: 2

R-29RK[edit]

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  • Manufacturer designation: 4K75RK
  • DoD designation: SS-N-18 Mod 2
  • ASCC designation: "Stingray"
  • SALT designation: RSM-50
  • Submarine: Delta III
  • Total Mass: 34,388 kg
  • Core Diameter: 1.80 m
  • Total Length: 14.40 m
  • Span: 1.80 m
  • Maximum range: 6,500 km
  • Number of Standard Warheads: 7 (0,1 мт)
  • Number of stages: 2

R-29RL[edit]

[citation needed]

  • Manufacturer designation: 4K75RL
  • DoD designation: SS-N-18 Mod 3
  • ASCC designation: "Stingray"
  • SALT designation: RSM-50
  • Submarine: Delta III
  • Total Mass: 35,300 kg
  • Core Diameter: 1.80 m
  • Total Length: 14.09 m
  • Span: 1.80 m
  • Maximum range: 9,000 km
  • Number of Standard Warheads: 1 (0,45 мт)[5]
  • Number of stages: 2

R-29RM[edit]

Main article: R-29RM Shtil

R-29RMU[edit]

Main article: R-29RMU Sineva

R-29RMU2[edit]

Operator[edit]

 Soviet Union
The Soviet Navy was the only operator of the R-29.
 Russia
The Russian Navy inherited the R-29 from the Soviet Navy.

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