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DF-21 (Dongfeng 21) Chinese Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM)

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"Medium-Range Ballistic Missiles (MRBM) (1,001 km - 3,000 km)"
"Ground-Launched Ballistic Missiles (GLBM) (1,001 km - 3,000 km)"
"China, People's Republic of"
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"PRO_Pakistan"
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notes"Dongfeng 21 (DF-21/CSS-5) Chinese Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) is a medium-range, road-mobile ballistic missile. In service since 1991, it was China’s first road-mobile missile to use solid propellant."
dateOfIntroduction1991
countryOfOrigin"China, People's Republic of"
proliferation"China, Pakistan"
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name"LCHR CSS 5 MOD 1 DF21 TEL WHL"
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images
"Dongfeng_21_(CSS-5)(A.jpg"
"Dongfeng_21_(CSS-5)(B).jpg"
"Dongfeng_21_(CSS-5)(C).jpg"
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name"System"
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name"Alternate Designation"
value"Dong Feng 21; DF-21; NATO: CSS-5"
name"Type"
value"Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM)"
name"Manufacturer"
value"China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT)"
name"Mobility and Role"
value"Road-mobile/Medium-Range Ballistic Missile"
name"Launch Platform"
value"Mobile launcher"
name"Engine"
value"Solid fueled"
name"Guidance System"
value"Inertial + terminal active radar guidance. China has recently launched a series of satellites to support its ASBM efforts: Yaogan-VII electro-optical satellite - 9 December 2009 Yaogan-VIII synthetic aperture radar satellite - 14 December 2009 Yaogan-IX Naval Ocean Surveillance System (NOSS) constellation (3 satellites in formation) - 5 March 2010. Yaogan-XVI Naval Ocean Surveillance System (NOSS) constellation - 25 November 2012 China is reported to be working on an over-the-horizon radar to locate the targets for the ASBM. An apparent test of the missile was made against a target in the Gobi desert in January 2013."
name"Range"
value"1,800 km"
name"Maximum Speed"
value"Mach 10"
name"Accuracy"
value"700 CEP"
name"Dimensions"
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name"Length"
value"10.7 m"
name"Diameter"
value"1.4 m"
name"Launch Weight"
value"14,700 kg"
name"Warhead Weight"
value"600 kg"
variants
name"DF-21 (CSS-5)"
notes"Warhead: Nuclear"
name"DF-21A (CSS-5 Mod 2)"
notes"Warhead: Nuclear"
name"DF-21C (CSS-5 Mod 4)"
notes"Warhead:Nuclear or Conventional"
name"DF-21D (CSS-5)"
notes"Warhead:Antiship / Conventional"
name"DF-21E (CSS-5 Mod 6)"
notes"Warhead: Nuclear"
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