SS-N-18 Stingray SLBM Weapon Systems // Nuclear/Biological/Chemical // Nuclear


Country of Origin: Russia

The SS-N-18 Stingray (Russian: R-29R Volna. It also had the alternate Russian designations of RSM-50 and 3M40.) was the first Soviet submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) to have multiple independently targeted re-entry vehicles (MIRVs). It is a two-stage, liquid-fueled rocket operational on the DELTA III-class ballistic missile submarines (SSBN). Each sub carried 16 of the missiles. The Stingray uses UDMH and nitrogen tetroxide liquid propellants in both stages. The missile...

 

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