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SA-N-4 Gecko

Country of Origin: Russia


The SA-N-4 Gecko (Russian: Osa-M, Osa-2M and Osa-MA systems) is a Russian short-range, surface-to-air missile system for shipboard point defense.

The SA-8 Gecko (see separate record) was developed at approximately the same time, although most experts believe SA-N-4 was operational first.

The missile is a long cylinder with an ogival nose. It has small steerable cruciform foreplanes and cruciform cropped delta tailfins.

The SA-N-4 may be equipped with a terminal infrared seeker and...

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