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Gun Data of the Day – Day 21

Let’s go a little bigger today and take a gander at the SS-1C SCUD missile.

As always, please take a moment and let the State Department know that we don’t want them to abuse ITAR to infringe on our 1st Amendment rights.

Entered service 1967
Crew 8 men
Dimensions and weight
Weight 37.4 t
Length ~ 12 m
Width ~ 3 m
Height ~ 3.5 m
Missile length 11.16 m
Missile diameter 0.8 m
Missile weight (combat) 5.86 t
Warhead weight 0.98 t
Warhead type nuclear, HE, chemical, thermobaric
Range of fire 300 km
CEP 450 m
Engine D12A-525 diesel
Engine power 525 hp
Maximum road speed 45 km/h
Range 450 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 30%
Vertical step ~ 0.6 m
Trench ~ 2 m
Fording 1.3 m
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  1. If you get a nastygram from Mrs. Drang because I was speaking Korean in my sleep again, you’ll know why…

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