R-12U  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1959
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 8K63, 8K63U and SS-4 Sandal
Origin: Russia
Corporations: Yuzhnoye
Parent System: R-12
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1959
Total Production: ?
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Description: R-12, SS-4 Sandal western designation, was a surface- and silo-based strategic ballistic missile with nuclear warhead capacity that replaced Soviet Union's R-5M missiles. Its single stage propulsion system was filled with storable liquid propellant. Due to its range of 2,000 kilometers the R-12 missile was able to hit more targets in western Europe than its predecessor. R-12 were deployed to Cuba in 1962 threatening the continental United States. More than 600 of such missiles were produced in the Soviet Union.

R-12U Applications


Space Systems Cosmos-3M

R-12U Specifications

Number of Stages: 1
Number of Warheads: 1
Dimensions
Diameter: 1,650 millimeter (65 inch)
Length: 23 meter (906 inch)
Performance
CEP: 3,000 meter
Max Range: 2,080 kilometer (1,123 nautical mile)
Weight
Weight: 42,200 kilogram (93,034 pound)
Yield
Yield: 2,000 kiloton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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