SS-15 Scrooge

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from RT-20 (missile))
Jump to: navigation, search
RT-20
SS-15 ICBM.JPEG
Type ICBM
Place of origin USSR
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)

The RT-20 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"[1] (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[edit]

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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krivonosov, Khartron: Computers for rocket guidance systems