Photos Museum of Strategic Rocket Forces
Photos Museum of Strategic Rocket Forces

Pervomaysk - R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile

The R-36 ICBM could reach the United States from Pervomaysk and carry 10 nuclear warheads

Pervomaysk - R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile

The green cap is an explosive device that boost the missile clear of the silo before rocket engine ignition

Pervomaysk - R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile

The R-36 is cut open so visitors can see the inside of the rocket

Pervomaysk - R-36M 8D723 main engine

R-36M 8D723 main engine that powered the R-36 ICBM

Pervomaysk - R-36M warhead

R-36M warhead (without payload), the RM-36M ICBM could carry 10 of these warheads

Pervomaysk - R-36M warhead

The R-36M warhead now has a much more peaceful payload

Pervomaysk - R-36M warhead shipping container

Shipping container for the warhead that was attached to the R-36 ICBM in the missile silo

Pervomaysk - R-12 Dvina ballistic missile

R-12 Dvina (SS-4 Sandal) medium range ballistic missile

Pervomaysk - R-12 Dvina ballistic missile

The R-12 became famous during the Cuban missile crisis when the USSR deployed 24 of these misses on Cuba

Pervomaysk - R-12 Dvina combustion chambers

Two of the roar combustion chambers of the RD-214 rocket engine used in the R-12 ballistic missile

Pervomaysk - R-12 Dvina solid fuel motor parts

Turbo pump of the RD-214 rocket engine that powered the R-12 Dvina

Pervomaysk - OTR-21 Tochka warhead

Warhead of an OTR-21 Tochka (SS-21 Scarab) short-range tactical ballistic missile

Pervomaysk - R-14 Chusovaya combustion chamber

Combustion chamber of the R-14 Chusovaya (SS-5 Skean) theatre ballistic missile, used in the 1960s

Pervomaysk - R-16 8D689 combustion chamber

Combustion chamber model 8D689 from the R-16 (SS-7 Saddler), the first successful Soviet ICBM

Pervomaysk - RS-18 15D96 Combustion chamber

Combustion chamber model 15D96 from the RS-18 (SS-19 Stiletto) a modified version of the UR-100N

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