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SS-21 Scarab SRBM

Country of Origin: Russia


The SS-21 Scarab is a single-warhead Soviet-era mobile tactical short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) that replaced the older FROG-7. (Originally, it was mistakenly referred to as the FROG-9 in Western literature.)

Deployment in a Soviet tank or motorized rifle division was on the scale of four launchers in a single tactical missile battalion.

Known in Russia as the 9K79 Tochka, the system consists of the 9M79 missile, at least three types of warheads and several vehicles. A single...

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