Black Sparrow

Operator: Israel
Status: In Service
Number: The number in inventory is believed to be low considering its purpose as a target vehicle for ballistic missile defense.
General Specs:
Country of origin: Israel
Manufacturer: Rafael
Introduced: late 1990s
Class: Target Missile (High Explosive capable)
Warhead: Water, High Explosive, Inert
Weight: 2.2 lbs (1,275 kg)
Length: 15.9 ft (4.85 m)
Diameter: 1.7 ft (526 mm)
Propellant: Single Stage Solid Rocket Propellant
Guidance System: INS / GPS
Launch Platform: Air Launched
Combat history:
Note: Black Sparrow simulates unitary short-range theater Ballistic Missiles such as the SCUD-B for testing the missile defense systems. Though capable of carrying a high explosive warhead, there is no evidence that it has ever hit a ground target.