ABM-3 Gazelle** Weapon Systems // Nuclear/Biological/Chemical // Nuclear


Country of Origin: Russia

The ABM -3 Gazelle ** is a short-range, hypersonic, quick-reaction, high-acceleration endoatmospheric anti-ballistic interceptor missile (ABM ) deployed to complement the longer-range exoatmospheric ABM -4 Gorgon** (formerly identified as the modified Galosh **, see separate records) at sites around Moscow. The Gazelle was designed to intercept re-entry vehicles in their terminal phase, possibly using an infrared (IR) terminal seeker. Range is estimated at greater than 43 nm (50 mi,...

 

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