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SS-13 Savage ICBM

Country of Origin: Russia


The SS-13 was the first Soviet ICBM with solid-fuel propulsion. It was deployed in very small numbers.

The silo-launched missile featured three stages, with each succeeding stage slimmer. The stages were connected by trusswork. The missile had a pointed nose cone

The missile was assembled and sealed in its silo, decreasing the deterioration of the fuel and the missile. The use of solid fuel significantly prolonged the time period that a missile could remain fueled and ready for...

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