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SA-6 Gainful SAM system

Country of Origin: Russia


The SA-6 Gainful (Russian: 2K12 Kub or 2K12 Kvadrat) is a tracked, armored carrier equipped with a medium-range, low-altitude surface-to-air missile (SAM) launcher. The hull is based on a modified PT-76 light tank.

Unlike the PT-76, the Gainful vehicle is not amphibious. The three-person crew sits in the front of the vehicle. The driver and commander have armored windows cut into the steep glacis. The triple missile launcher is mounted on a turntable that is sited over the front...

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