Specifications for the
SA-8 (Gecko) / 9K33 OSA
6x6 Wheeled Self-Propelled SAM Vehicle
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: State Factories - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1972
Production Total: 1,735
Focus Model: SA-8 (Gecko) / 9K33 OSA
Overall Length: 29.86 ft (9.10 m)
Width: 9.19 ft (2.80 m)
Height: 13.78 ft (4.20 m)
Weight: 9.9 US Short Tons (9,000 kg; 19,842 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x D20K300 series diesel-fueled engine developing 300 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h)
Maximum Range: 311 miles (500 km)
NBC Protection: Yes
6 x SA-8 (9M33/9M33M1/9M33M2/9M33M3) surface-to-air missile launchers.
6 x SA-8 (9M33/9M33M1/9M33M2/9M33M3) surface-to-air missiles.
9K33 OSA - Initial Production Model appearing in 1971; land-based launcher.
Algeria; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bulgaria; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic; East Germany; Ecuador; Georgia; Greece; India; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Libya; Poland; Romania; Russia; Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic; Soviet Union; Syria; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Yugoslavia