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    Post  George1 on Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:35 am

    The only photo of warheads (MIRV) SS-24 "Scalpel" railway-launching ICBM system, 10 x 550 kilotons.

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    Post  George1 on Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:38 am

    RSD-10 Pioneer - SS-20 SABER

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    Post  GarryB on Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:57 am

    Nice.... the SS-20 Saber is pretty much what got the US to the table over the INF treaty....
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    Post  George1 on Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:16 pm

    RK-55 3K12 Relief / SSC-X-4 SLINGSHOT - first soviet TOMAHAWKSKI ground missile system

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    Post  GarryB on Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:12 am

    It had no terminal guidance though, so its CEP was something like 250-300m, which did not really matter when armed with a nuke warhead, but made it useless in conventional war with a conventional warhead.

    This limited their use to WWIII only... improvements to this missile have led to the current conventionally armed models used in Syria against all sorts of targets... a much more useful system.

    Nice pics BTW.
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    Post  George1 on Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:17 pm

    First soviet solid IRBM / ICBM 8K95 / RT-1, RT-2

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    Post  George1 on Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:09 am

    History of Soviet missiles in English

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    Post  George1 on Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:11 am

    SS-20 / RSD-10 Pioner missile had 3 MIRV

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    Post  kvs on Sat Apr 27, 2019 4:24 pm

    George1 wrote:The only photo of warheads (MIRV) SS-24 "Scalpel" railway-launching ICBM system, 10 x 550 kilotons.

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    We had a troll infesting this board claiming that the replacement for the Scalpel had no significant payload capacity. This
    is, of course utter BS. There has been a clear 100% increase in the energy density of Russian solid rocket fuel compared to
    the 1980s. So the Scalpel can be replaced with a missile that weighs about 50% of the original and able to carry the same
    10 x 550 kt payload. Modern MARVs means that the number of warheads is reduced. But total payload isn't.

    The RS-24 is not the replacement for the SS-24: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BZhRK_Barguzin


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