The Emad ‘guided ballistic missile’ that was unveiled on 11 October has a range of 1,700 km, the Fars News Agency cited Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, as saying on 12 November.
When the Emad was unveiled, it was clear it is not an all-new missile, but a steerable RV that could be fitted to existing Shahab-3/Ghadr-series rockets to turn them into more accurate weapons. The unveiling also included footage of an Emad being test fired that was dated to 10 October.
Fars also cited Gen Hajizadeh as saying that a video of an earlier Emad test had been released more than a month before the official unveiling. […]