51T6 (missile)

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Part of the Russian A-135 ballistic missile defense system, the 51T6 (Western reporting designation ABM-4[1] GORGON) is the upper-tier exoatmospheric interceptor.[2] It may have an anti-satellite missile capability against targets in low earth orbit.

It has a nuclear warhead.


  1. ABM-4 may be system-level and SH-11 the missile proper
  2. "Gorgon (SH-11/ABM-4)", Missilethreat.com from the Claremont Institute