Scud missiles

Russian translation: Ракеты СКАД

10:43 Feb 16, 2000
English to Russian translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Scud missiles
Scud missiles

Please help with correct translation into Russian.

Context: His company delivered Scud missiles to Iraq via North Korea & Ukraine.

Thanks, Gala
Gala Connell
Russian translation:Ракеты СКАД
Explanation:
Capitalized, since it is the real name of the missiles used by Iraq during the Gulf War. Made by Northern Korea using the old licence of USSR.
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Marc Taraban
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Summary of answers provided
naSoviet Constructed Useless Device :-)
Alexei Mukhin
naSoviet Constructed Useless Device :-)
Alexei Mukhin
naРакеты "Скад"
Roman Pishchalov
naРакеты "Скад" или
Nina Schwarz
naракеты Скад; раке
Eugene Yakovlev
narakety SKAD
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naРакеты СКАД
Marc Taraban
naballisticheskiye rakety SCUD
aosokin
naballisticheskiye rakety SCUD
aosokin
narakety "Skad" (ракеты "Скад")
Alexander Kudriavtsev


  

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20 mins
rakety "Skad" (ракеты "Скад")


Explanation:
Dear Gala, this phrase is translated as it is - rakety "Skad" (ракеты "Скад"). This is the most correct version as all Russian media uses it. Besides my military dictionary gives the same variant.


Alexander Kudriavtsev
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27 mins
Ракеты СКАД


Explanation:
Capitalized, since it is the real name of the missiles used by Iraq during the Gulf War. Made by Northern Korea using the old licence of USSR.


Marc Taraban
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55 mins
ballisticheskiye rakety SCUD


Explanation:
missiles that belong to surface-to-surface missile systems.


    Reference: http://www.dtic.mil
aosokin
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56 mins
ballisticheskiye rakety SCUD


Explanation:
missiles that belong to surface-to-surface missile systems.


    Reference: http://www.dtic.mil
aosokin
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1 hr
rakety SKAD


Explanation:
as above - commonly used now

Evert DELOOF-SYS
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1 hr
ракеты Скад; раке


Explanation:
Commonly used term for Self Conducting UnDirected (missiles); missiles type land-air or land-land. 1970 series of missiles widely used in Middle East recent wars. Another terms SS-505 missiles, ВЗВОД.

Eugene Yakovlev
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3 hrs
Soviet Constructed Useless Device :-)


Explanation:
Western name for early series missile

Alexei Mukhin
Russian Federation
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3 hrs
Soviet Constructed Useless Device :-)


Explanation:
Western name for early series missile

Alexei Mukhin
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10 hrs
Ракеты "Скад"


Explanation:
THese are soviet-design missiles that were used by Irag to attack Israel in the Desert War (1991).

Roman Pishchalov
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23 hrs
Ракеты "Скад" или


Explanation:
Ракеты использовались в Ираке, название фонетическое, от английского сокращения, уже указанного в предыдущих ответах.Термин имеется в Webster Encyclopedia. Можно найти и на Интернете.



    Reference: http://www.aport.ru
    Reference: http://www.yandex.ru
Nina Schwarz
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