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Country of Origin: Russia


The Scud is a mobile, nuclear-capable, short-range ballistic missile originally designed to provide battlefield support for front and army levels within the Russian army.

These liquid-propelled missiles were not affected by the December 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The design earned international attention when several dozen Scud derivatives were fired at Israel and Saudi Arabia during the Gulf...

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