|Status:||In Service||In Service||In Service|
|Cost:||Unknown||Gift from Iran||Gift from Iran|
|Country of origin:||Iran (based on the North Korean M1985 rocket system)|
|Manufacturer:||Shahid Bagheri Industries / Aerospace Industries Organization|
|Category||Long-range unguided rocket|
|Rocket Weight:||987.3 lbs (407 kg)|
|Rocket Length:||17.1 ft (5.2 m)|
|Barrel/Tube Length:||Varying lengths|
|Platform:||Mercedes-Benz 2631 or Isuzu with 12 launch tubes or concealed tube launcher|
|Rate of Fire:||1 round every 4-8 seconds|
|Range:||26.7 miles (43 km)|
|Traverse:||90 degrees left and 100 degrees right|
|Ammunition:||198.4 lbs (90 kg) warhead – either high explosives (HE), frag, submunitions, incendiary, smoke, or chemical payloads|
|Notes:||Hezbollah fired the Fajr-3 at Israel in the 2006 Lebanon war and Hamas used extensively in the 2012 and 2014 Gaza wars.|
- Aerospace Industries Organization. Fadjr-3 & Fadjr-5 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems. N.p.: Aerospace Industries Organization, n.d. Print.
- “Fajr 3.” Israel Missile Defense Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 July 2014.
- Fassihi, Farnaz. “Gaza Fight Hints at Hezbollah Arsenal.” The Wall Street Journal. N.p., 4 Dec. 2012. Web. 29 July 2014.
- “Fadjr-3 or RAAD 240mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System.” Army Recognition. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 July 2014.
- “Fajr Rocket (MLRS) Artillery.” The Arkenstone – ارکنستون. N.p., 20 May 2011. Web. 29 July 2014.
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