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Scud B 8K14
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Family: Makeyev. Country: Russia. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: R-17. Department of Defence Designation: SS-1C. ASCC Reporting Name: Scud C. Article Number: 8K14. Manufacturer's Designation: 9K72 Elbrus. Comments: Perhaps the most famous ballistic missile of the post-war period due to its use in the Iran-Iraq 'War of the Cities' and the Gulf War. Definitive production version of what is essentially a storable-propellant V-2 by the Makeyev OKB. Liftoff Thrust: 8,290 kgf. Total Mass: 5,385 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 9.0 m. References: 89 .

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