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SS-21 Scarab: Russia's Forgotten (But Deadly) Ballistic Missile

September 12, 2016 Topic: Security Region: Eurasia Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: RussiaDefenseTechnologyBallistic MissilesWar

SS-21 Scarab: Russia's Forgotten (But Deadly) Ballistic Missile

While the world worries over other weapons platforms created by Moscow, this one is inflicting some serious battlefield losses.

Sébastien Roblin holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and served as a university instructor for the Peace Corps in China. He has also worked in education, editing, and refugee resettlement in France and the United States. He currently writes on security and military history for War Is Boring.

Image: An OTR-21 Tochka on parade in Yerevan, Armenia, May 7, 2015. Wikimedia Commons/Public domain