Operator: Iran
Status: Under development
Number: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Acquired: Unclear if it has started mass production
General Specs:
Country of origin: Iran
Manufacturer: Aerospace Industries Organization
Introduced: August 2015
Class: Short-range ballistic missile (SRBM)
Range: 310 miles (500 km)*
Warhead: HE, chemical, submunitions <1102 lbs (<500 kg)
Speed: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Length: 29 ft (8.86 m)
Diameter: 2 ft (0.61 m)
Propellant: Single-stage solid propellant
Guidance System: Inertial guidance with GPS system
Accuracy: Unknown
Launch Platform: Mobile transporter erector launcher (TEL)
Notes: Improved Fateh-110
*Claimed – no evidence to corroborate


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