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SS-4 Sandal** MRBM

Country of Origin: Russia


The SS-4 Sandal was a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) developed in the 1950s (the Soviet designation was R-12). The Soviet Union deployed 608 SS-4s during peak production. All 149 remaining SS-4s in service were dismantled under the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty.

Deployed at soft launch pads and hard silos, the SS-4 Sandal was the first Soviet strategic missile to use storable propellants and autonomous inertial guidance. For many years the SS-4...

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