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Sunday 20 August 2023 - 19:07

Military Knowledge: Toophan Anti-Tank Missiles

The Iranian Toophan anti-tank guided missile family is a set of eleven Toophan anti-armor missiles, whose base model was produced through reverse engineering of the BGM-71 TOW missile. Toophan anti-tank missiles are considered the backbone of Iranian anti-armor missiles and they have been produced in large numbers so far. In general, 11 members of the Toofan missile family are shown with numbers 1 to 7, including two upgraded variants as well as two renamed variants, which we will explain them in detail in the following article.

Thursday 3 August 2023 - 12:54

Military Knowledge: Abu Mahdi Cruise Missile

Abu Mahdi missile is an Iranian long-range surface-to-surface and anti-ship cruise missile that was developed by the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) of Iran’s Ministry of Defence. This missile is the first Iranian land-attack cruise missile (LACM) capable of executing both anti-ship and land-strike missions. This missile was unveiled in 20 August 2022 and reached mass production in 2023.

Sunday 23 July 2023 - 08:27

Military Knowledge: Ya-Ali Cruise Missile

Ya-Ali (AS) cruise missile is a medium-range cruise missile with a range of 700 km, which can be launched from various land, air and sea platforms. Ya-Ali cruise missile is Iran’s first attempt to design and produce a completely independent and indigenous cruise platform with a medium range for use in the ground, air and naval forces.

Saturday 27 May 2023 - 21:11

Military Knowledge: Khorramshahr-4 Ballistic Missile

Khoramshahr-4 ballistic missile is the 4th generation of Iran’s Khorramshahr series of missiles, which was unveiled on May 25, 2023 by the Ministry of Defense of Iran. The range of this missile is 2000 km and its 1500 kg warhead is considered one of the heaviest warheads of Iranian missiles. The use of hypergolic fuel, the advanced “Arvand” engine, the speed of Mach 16 outside the atmosphere and Mach 8 inside the atmosphere, and the ability to guide and control the warhead in the mid-phase exoatmosphere are among the distinctive features of Khorramshahr-4.

Wednesday 19 October 2022 - 17:14

Military Knowledge: Zolfaghar Ballistic Missile

Zolfaghar missile is an Iranian short-range solid fueled tactical ballistic missile with a detachable warhead. This missile is an upgraded type of Fateh-110 missile, which was produced by the Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO), a subsidiary of Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics and has officially entered the service of Iran’s Armed Forces since September 2016.

Wednesday 19 October 2022 - 15:22

Military Knowledge: Fateh-110 Ballistic Missile

Fateh-110 ballistic missile is an Iranian short-range solid fueled tactical ballistic missile with a detachable warhead. Fateh-110 is considered as one of the most produced types of missiles manufactured by Iran. According to the latest estimates, Iran possess a large number of missiles of the Fateh family.

Thursday 15 September 2022 - 12:00

Military Knowledge: Qaem Smart Bombs

Qaem (or Ghaem) precision-guided bombs are a set of three Smart Miniature Bombs (SMB) produced and developed by the Iran’s Ministry of Defense. These bombs are considered the second family of Iranian miniature bombs after the Sadid family, which benefit from a more advanced design.

Thursday 18 August 2022 - 12:26

Military Knowledge: Sadid Smart Bombs and Missiles

The Sadid family is a collection of Iranian Small Miniature Bombs, which are mainly produced in two types of missiles and bombs by the Iran’s Defense Industries Organization. All Sadid models can be used on helicopters and drones and are designed to engage with fixed and moving targets.

Friday 25 March 2022 - 20:06

Military Knowledge: Fateh-313 Ballistic Missile

Fateh-313 missile is a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) with composite solid fuel that was unveiled by Iran on August 22, 2015. This missile is the new generation of the Fateh missile family and has a lighter body, more advanced propulsion, and more range and accuracy than the Fateh-110 missile.

Sunday 20 February 2022 - 19:49

Dehlavieh 3 anti-tank guided missile, the longest-range Iranian anti-tank missile

During the unveiling ceremony of 10 new defense systems of Iran Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) on February 13th, the Dehlavieh-3 anti-tank guided missile was unveiled. Examining the appearance of the Dehlavieh-3 ATGM and comparing it with the 9m133M-2 Kornet-EM missile, it can be seen that the Dehlavieh-3 is almost completely similar […]