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MAQ-44001 1/144 R-7A Soviet Intercontinental Ballistic Missile model kit
MAQ-44001 1/144 R-7A Soviet Intercontinental Ballistic Missile model kitThe R-7A two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (project 8K74. NATO code SS-6 Sapwood) was designed under the guidance of chief constructor S.P.Korolev in OKB-1 design bureau Constructor works began in July 2 1958. R-7A was tested on Baykonur firing ground from December 24 1958 to July 1960. R-7A missile complecs was added to one's armoury in September 12 1960.
Four side blocks of the first missile stage were equipped of liquid propelled rocket RD-107 and four two-chamber control liquid propelled rocket. The second stage was equipped of RD-108 four-chamber liquid propelled rocket. Fuel consisted of T-1 kerosene and liquid oxygen. The control system was the inertial type with radiocorrected. The thermonuclear war-head 46A type.
The R-7A serial production was developed on Kuibyshev airplant Ns1. During the Caribbean crisis the SS-6 were stand by near Arkhangel.
Range - 9500 km
Max start weight - 276t
War head weight - 3,7t
Nuclear war head power - 3 Mt
Fuel weight - 250t
Length - 31,4m
Max hull diameter - 10,3 m
First stage rocket traction - 82 ts
Second stage rocket traction - 75 ts