SA-11 Gadfly** Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Anti-Air


Country of Origin: Russia

The SA-11 Gadfly** or Buk (Beech) is a tracked surface-to-air missile (SAM) launcher that is a follow-on to the ZRK-SD Kub (SA-6 Gainful**), providing low-altitude air defense for the Russian ground forces. The missile resembles the U.S. Navy RIM-66 Standard SAM and may have the same attack profile, in which the missile climbs above the altitude of the target and dives. Unlike the SA-6, the Gadfly has its own onboard engagement radar, and thus can fire independently without relying...

 

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