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    Anas Ali
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    ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  Anas Ali on Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:54 pm

    what is the speed of the RV'S (reentry vehicle) and what is the RCS of it ?
    is there away to defend against a RV ?

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    Re: ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  ahmedfire on Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:32 am

    Very fast , Between 7.5 and 9.5 km/s depending on atmospheric entry angle and certain individual boost phase parameters,

    That's why the best idea is to destroy the missile during boost phase when it was still quite slow.

    many ABM systems  ,S-500 as example is ABM and LEO ASAT system .

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    Re: ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  Anas Ali on Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:15 am

    ahmedfire wrote:Very fast , Between 7.5 and 9.5 km/s depending on atmospheric entry angle and certain individual boost phase parameters,

    That's why the  best idea is to destroy the missile during boost phase when it was still quite slow.

    many ABM systems  ,S-500 as example is ABM and LEO ASAT system .

    what is LEO ASAT ?

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    Re: ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  magnumcromagnon on Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:44 am

    Anas Ali wrote:
    ahmedfire wrote:Very fast , Between 7.5 and 9.5 km/s depending on atmospheric entry angle and certain individual boost phase parameters,

    That's why the  best idea is to destroy the missile during boost phase when it was still quite slow.

    many ABM systems  ,S-500 as example is ABM and LEO ASAT system .

    what is LEO ASAT ?


    LEO = Low Earth Orbit

    ASAT = Anti-Satellite Weapon

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    Re: ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  Morpheus Eberhardt on Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:17 pm

    Anas Ali wrote:


    what is the speed of the RV'S (reentry vehicle) and what is the RCS of it ?
    is there away to defend against a RV ?



    Recently I had written a post on this topic; here is the link: http://www.russiadefence.net/t2735p15-russia-in-case-of-a-nuclear-war-with-usa#84906.

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    Re: ICBM/Re-entry vechile speed

    Post  TheArmenian on Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:32 pm

    How many km per second does a typical ICBM travel at?

    Some time ago, someone posted a good post on the speeds of ICBMs and IRBMs. Can't find it now.

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    typical ICBM SPEED

    Post  Militarov on Sun Dec 13, 2015 7:36 pm

    TheArmenian wrote:How many km per second does a typical ICBM travel at?

    Some time ago, someone posted a good post on the speeds of ICBMs and IRBMs. Can't find it now.

    Topol M in terminal phase is moving at about 7km per second.

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