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RT-20 (missile)

SS-15

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 industry designation 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. ^ Krivonosov, Khartron: Computers for rocket guidance systems


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