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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
30 May 2007
Also Known As: 9K723, 9M723K1, R-500 and SS-28
KBM and Votkinsk Plant
Parent System: Iskander-M
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Maiden Flight: 30 May 2007
Total Production: 252
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Description: The R-500 is a high accuracy tactical ballistic missile intended to counter state-of-the-art air defense and missile defense systems developed by the United States and its allied nations. The Russian Federation conducted successfully the first test launch at the Kapustin Yar test range in the Astrakhan region of Russia on May 30, 2007. The R-500 missile test campaign is scheduled for completion in 2008 with the missile system achieving initial operational with the Russian Federation Armed Forces by 2009 equipping Iskander launch platforms.
The R-500 missile has been designed to be deployed on the Tractor-Erector-Launcher (TEL) vehicles utilized by the Iskander missile system. The R-500 missile follows a non-purely-ballistic path including violent maneuvers in the terminal phase of flight to defeat missile defenses. Besides its quasi-ballistic flight path, the missile is equipped with a heavy payload of decoys for enhanced survivability against existing and planned missile defenses.
Number of Stages: 1
Number of Warheads: 1
Ceiling: 50 kilometer
CEP: 0.30 meter
Max Range: 500 kilometer (270 nautical mile)
Min Range: 50 kilometer
Top Speed: 7 mach (8,369 kph)
Consecutive Launch Time: 1 minute (60 second)
SetUp Time: 4 minute (240 second)
System Weight: 40 ton
Warhead: 480 kilogram (1,058 pound)
Weight: 3,800 kilogram (8,377 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There are 15 news between
1 May 2009 and 13 Apr 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018China Testing New Hypersonic, Long-Range Cruise MissileMonday, March 5, 2018Russia Successfully Test Fires Iskander-M Tactical Ballistic MissileThursday, September 14, 2017Russian Iskander-M Will Fire up to Seven Different Missile TypesMonday, June 26, 2017Belarus to Get 12 Su-30SM Multipurpose Jets from RussiaMonday, May 29, 2017Russian Artillery Units to Be Upgraded with Tornado-S and Iskander-M by 2020Friday, May 19, 2017Russian Army Seeks new Missiles for Iskander-M Tactical Ballistic Missile SystemTuesday, April 11, 2017Russia to Deploy Improved Iskander-M Ballistic Missile After 2020Wednesday, February 22, 2017Russian Army Artillery Units Equipped at 80 Percent with Iskander-M MissilesFriday, November 18, 2016Russian Army Iskander-M Missile System Service Life to Be Extended Beyond 2030Saturday, December 26, 2015Russia Developed New Missile for Iskander-M System
Operators & Related Equipment
Missiles may be purchased from Belarus
As of September 2008 one brigade operating Iskander-M is in formation with five brigade units to be equipped by 2015. Each vehicle carries two Iskander-M missiles. As of August 2011, Russian Army has plans for the procurement of 126 systems with 252 missiles. Russia will have ten Iskander-M brigades by 2020. Each brigade is equipped with 9 TEL launchers.
Grand Total 2523
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