Military knowledge: Sejjil Missile + Images
Sejjil missile is the first surface-to-surface two-stage solid-fueled medium range ballistic missile of Iran which was designed and built by the Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization.
This mid-range ballistic missiles has an operational range of 2000 km and has a great accuracy in hitting its target. Accuracy, short preparation time, portable launcher, capability of transporting ready missile and using TVC system are among the extraordinary properties.
It is the first mid-range solid-fueled missile of Iran that some experts consider it Iran’s best missile due to capability of portable launching carrying the ready to launch missile.
The solid-fueled missile needs only a few minutes to prepare and the launcher leaves launching point immediately which gives the missile ultimate stealth mode. Sejjil has high acceleration which makes it difficult for enemy to track it at the initial stage of launch and thus intercepting.
Sejjil has a speed of 12 to 14 Mach (about 3400 to 4300 km/h) when entering the atmosphere and will hit the target at Mach 5.
Range: 2000 km
Weight: 23540 kg
Length: 17.9 m
Diameter: 125 cm
Propellant: Solid (two stages)
Warhead: 650 kg
Speed: 14 Mach
Flying profile: Ballistic
Accuracy: Less than 10 m