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Istrebitel Sputnik
Istrebitel Sputnik - I2P ASAT. As far as is known follow-on models (IS-P, IS-MU) and the R-36-launched targets had a similar appearance.

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Other Designations: IS-T. Article Number: 5V91T. Manufacturer's Designation: IS-P. Code Name: Uran. Class: Military. Type: ASAT Target. Nation: USSR. Manufacturer: OKB-52 / KBYu.

The small ASAT Target used in the second series of tests in 1976-1978.


Specification

Total Mass: 650 kg.


IS-P Chronology


19 December 1975 I2P Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. FAILURE: Launch vehicle failed to orbit - unknown cause.
12 February 1976 Cosmos 803 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 505 km. Apogee: 555 km. Inclination: 65.9 deg.

ASAT target. Beginning of test of 'second generation' ASAT interceptor. Objective was to complete test series by 1978 ABM treaty date.


09 July 1976 Cosmos 839 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 400 kg. Perigee: 915 km. Apogee: 2,053 km. Inclination: 65.9 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 843 interceptor.


09 December 1976 Cosmos 880 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 558 km. Apogee: 614 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 886 interceptor.


19 May 1977 Cosmos 909 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 984 km. Apogee: 2,108 km. Inclination: 65.9 deg.

ASAT target.


21 October 1977 Cosmos 959 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 146 km. Apogee: 850 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 961.


13 December 1977 Cosmos 967 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 960 km. Apogee: 1,001 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 970.


03 April 1980 Cosmos 1171 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 969 km. Apogee: 1,001 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 1174 interceptor. First in a series of tests to validate functioning of system after extended storage.


21 January 1981 Cosmos 1241 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 981 km. Apogee: 1,000 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target for Cosmos 1243 and Cosmos 1258.


06 June 1982 Cosmos 1375 Program: ASAT. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 650 kg. Perigee: 986 km. Apogee: 1,003 km. Inclination: 65.8 deg.

ASAT target.



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