CSS-3 ICBM Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Strategic


Country of Origin: China

The Dong Feng 4 (East Wind, DF-4) was China's first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). It was designated the CSS-3 by Western analysts. Initially designed to hit the U.S. military base on Guam, it was later modified to target Moscow and other facilities in the former Soviet Union. Consisting of a DF-3 medium-range ballistic missile (see separate entry) with the addition of a smaller upper stage, the missile is designed to launch a 3-megaton warhead up to 3,780 nm (7,000...

 

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