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Secrets of forgotten victories. Ural dragon

"Ural Dragon" nickname of Viktor Petrovich Makeyev, the chief designer of intercontinental ballistic missiles for strategic submarines
him at the Pentagon. The design bureau headed by him in the Urals town of Miass was alone opposing the American naval industry. And if at the beginning of the 60-s we were inferior to the United States in the range, accuracy and power of the warhead, then from the beginning of the 70-s we took the lead and no longer yielded to the leadership, and the last rocket of Makeev PCM-54, created in the middle of 80-s, still considered the most perfect weapons world submarine shipbuilding.

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