Acrid is the NATO reporting name for the AA-6 air-to-air guided missile designed to be carried by the MiG-25 Foxbat interceptor.

At the time of its introduction, Acrid was the largest and longest-ranged AAM in the Russian inventory, with a range of about 30km. After Viktor Belenko's defection in 1976, the missile was upgraded to a longer-ranged version capable of about 50km. Unusually for a long-range missile, it is available in both semi-active radar and in infrared seeker versions.

Information obtained from the Federation of American Scientists Military Analysis Network ( As always, publically available information on military hardware tends to be fragmentary and inconsistent; please do not use this information to plan a war.

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