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Gross Mass: 110,000 kg. Empty Mass: 10,000 kg. Thrust (vac): 266,100 kgf. Isp: 289 sec. Burn time: 106 sec. Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH Isp(sl): 246 sec. Diameter: 3.0 m. Span: 3.0 m. Length: 16.0 m. No Engines: 1. RD-218 Status: Hardware. Comments: Range 12,000 km. Tsniimash has 1:10 structural simulation model. Two stage ICBM with nitric acid oxidizer. Developed 1956-1961. Entered service 1961. Chief designer Yangel. Source: Placard, TsNIIMASH.
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