USSR / Successional Countries USSR (SOV)
Tactical missile complex
NATO code: SS-21 Scarab.
The R-5 medium-range rocket, became the first strategic missile in the Soviet fleet, capable of flying beyond 1,000 kilometers and carrying a nuclear warhead.
In one of my older articles on Saddam Hussein, I touched on the issue of Iraqi missile attacks. At that time, I promised to return to the topic with at least a short article, and today I am fulfilling my promise.