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ABM-1B Galosh ABM

Country of Origin: Russia

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The ABM-1 Galosh was the oldest of the Russian anti-ballistic interceptor missiles (ABM ) in service. It was originally deployed at four sites to the north and west of Moscow, but has since been replaced by the ABM-4 Gorgon (see separate record).

The missile was a short, pointed cylinder atop cluster of four boosters, with four fins at the rear of the boosters.

As a single tier, exo-atmospheric interception system, the Galosh was deployed in 64 launchers at four complexes around...

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