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    Hi Sub

    The fuze is a 9E237 on the cutaway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FZG76 View Post
    Hi Sub

    Are you sure SS 25 ???
    The submunition at the middle come from SS 21 ??
    The submunition came from an SS-25. The designation I have for it is 9H225.
    I have a number of photos, but at the moment I have no idea where. I have something like 164k digital images on file, dozens of binders full of photo negatives and even more of photographic slides. Some are better organized than others. These images are on negatives, but it would take me a day or so to find them, time which I don't have right now. I was able to dig up a few pictures from the visit and others. The Czech EOD were always great guys to work with, very open and willing to share. Some pictures attached, plus another view of my submunition.

    9H225a.jpg19a.jpgD-O-SUB-RU-010.jpgDSC_0002.jpgSS-21.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by US-Subs View Post
    The submunition came from an SS-25.
    I'm pretty sure that's a mistake in designation code.
    In NATO designation system SS-25 Sickle is a RT-2 Topol - an ICBM with over 10,000 km range. It was never deployed outside Soviet Union/Russia territory. And it's armed with nuclear warhead only.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RT-2PM_Topol

    That submunition is probably from SS-23 Spider - R-400 Oka - small SRBM (up to 500 km range). SS-23 was definitely deployed in Eastern Europe countries in 1980s. Also Czechoslovakian army has it up to the country split into Czech Republic and Slovakia. Czech Spiders were phased out in the end of 1990s, Slovak in about 2000.
    According to warhead, there was 3 options: nuclear, 450 kg high-explosive or 715 kg fragmentation cluster with 95 submunitions 4 kg each.

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    That sounds correct. They consistently referred to it as an SS-25, but also as a Spider. There is also always the possibility that it was a language issue. Their English may have been off a bit, and my Czech is non-existent.
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    Correct Speedy, it's a SS-23.
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    Picture 5 = SS-21
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    Correct, if you look at the picture label you will note that as well. It was the only SS-21 pic I found already scanned. I've got many more, but no time right now.
    All dug or live ordnance shown in my posts is under EOD control and has been or will be dealt with accordingly by EOD personnel

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