Military Knowledge: Ghadir Cruise Missile + Images
Ghadir is a cruise missile made by Iran which on August 24, 2014 was unveiled with presence of Hussein Dehghan, former minister of defense of Iran. This missile was manufacture by Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics & Aerospace Industries Organization and a large number of this missile is in IRGC Navy and Islamic Republic of Iran Navy possession.
The Ghadir cruise missile with the speed of 0.9 mach and range of 300/km can destroy enemy navy targets with high explosion power and precision and similar to other missiles in its grade like Nour and Qader can be launched from shore and while floating, which gives it a great operational mobility and flexibility makes it a great option for Iran’s navy missile defense system against the existing threats across the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman.
The Ghadir missile compared to other of its recent generation missiles, have been upgraded greatly.
New engine and range extension
New radar antenna and range extension and increase in scan angle of radar Increase in payload
The capability in dealing with electronic warfare and discovering the position of enemy’s radar disruption
New guiding system control