|Status:||In Service||In Service/On Order||In Service/On Order||In Service|
|Acquired:||1992-2012||1st Order: 2000-2002||2009-||Before 2006|
|2nd Order: Ordered 2012|
|Country of origin:||China|
|Manufacturer:||China: China Haiying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy (CHETA) (known as the YJ-82)|
|Iran produces a copy known as the ‘Noor’ and an extended range variant called the ‘Qadir’|
|Introduced:||1988 (Qadir: 2014)|
|Range:||74.56 miles (120 km) – Qadir: 186 miles (300 km)|
|Warhead:||363 lbs (165 kg)|
|Weight:||1576.31 lbs (715 kg)|
|Length:||20.96 ft (6.39 m)|
|Diameter:||14.17 inches (36 cm)|
|Wingspan:||3.87 ft (1.18 m)|
|Propellant:||Small turbojet engine|
|Guidance System:||Active / Inertial with anti-jamming capability|
|Accuracy:||98 percent hit probability|
|Launch Platform:||Aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and land-based batteries.|
|Kaman/Sina class||Djebel Chenoua class||Tir class|
|Misc:||Hezbollah reportedly launched two C-802s at the INS Hanit off the Lebanese coast. The first missile overshot, hitting and sinking an Egyptian merchant ship. The second hit the Hanit, killing four crew members but only damaging the ship. The Hanit return to port on its own power.|
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