A-35 anti-ballistic missile system


A-35 anti-ballistic missile system

The A-35 anti-ballistic missile system, or A-35 "Aldan", was a Soviet military battle management radar complex deployed around Moscow to intercept enemy missiles targeting the city or its surrounding areas. In development since the 1960s and in operation from 1971 cite web |url=http://www.astronautix.com/lvs/a35.htm |title=A35 |work=Encyclopedia Astronautica |accessdate=2007-06-07 ] until the 1990s, It featured the nuclear-tipped exoatmospheric interceptor ABM-1 Galosh. The missile was the first Soviet ABM in operation. The A-35 was supported by the Cat House radar, Dog House and Hen House radars as designated by NATO.

The A-35 system was followed by the A-135, currently operational as of February 2007.

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* [http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/russia/abm1.htm Globalsecurity.org on the A-35 anti-ballistic missile system] .


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