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Tuesday 28 November 2023 - 14:22

Military Knowledge: Fattah-2 Hypersonic Missile

Fattah-2 missiles are the latest version of hypersonic missiles developed in Iran. This sort of missile is made up of a combination of hypersonic glide vehicles (HGV) and hypersonic cruise missiles (HCM), which has unique features. It seems that the Fattah-2 missile is still in development and more versions will be manufactured in the future.

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.

Friday 9 June 2023 - 22:10

Military Knowledge: Fattah Hypersonic Ballistic Missile

The Fattah missile is the first example of Iranian hypersonic missiles that was unveiled in a special ceremony in Tehran on June 6. This missile, with a speed of more than 13 Mach in the midcourse phase and a speed higher than 5 Mach in the terminal phase and also with the ability to maneuver at a distance of 100 km before hitting the target, is considered a very big leap in Iran’s missile arsenal. In fact, the Fattah missile is a very advanced MaRV (Maneuverable Reentry Vehicle) ballistic missile that has tried to maintain a speed of 5 Mach or more throughout the maneuver and impact to be classified as a hypersonic missile.

Friday 19 May 2023 - 15:43

Military Knowledge: Shafagh Air-To-Surface Missile

The Shafagh missile is an Iranian medium-range air-to-ground missile that has been produced and enhanced by the Ministry of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Iran for use on the Army and IRGC’s helicopters, as well as for use on Karrar drones. The probable circular error (CEP) rate of this missile is 20 cm at 20 km and its warhead has the ability to penetrate up to 1500 mm rolled steel.

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.