Jericho I, II & III

Name/Type: Jericho 1 Jericho 2 Jericho 3
Operator: Israel Israel Israel
Status: Obsolete In Service (slowly being phased out) In Service
Number: 50-100 (unclear if still in possession of these missiles) 50-100 (unconfirmed); 90 deployed at Zakariya site
Cost: $1-$1.5 million (per missile estimate)
Acquired: 14 missiles from French contract (before being terminated by arms embargo) 1989 2011
General Specs:
Country of origin: Israel Israel Israel
Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation (France); domestically developed Israeli Military Industries Israel Aerospace Industries
Introduced: 1968 1986 2008 (operational in 2011)
Class: SRBM MRBM IRBM (possibly ICBM)
Range: 260-466 mi (420-750 km) (estimates vary) 497-2,174 mi (800-3,500 km) (4,800-6,500 km) 3,106-6,835 mi (5,000-11,000 km)
Warhead: HE (450 kg), nuclear (20 kT), chemical HE, nuclear, chemical HE, nuclear, chemical  2,204 lbs (1000 kg)
Weight: 14,770 lbs (6,700 kg)  48,358 or 57,320 lbs (21,935 kg or 26,000 kg  ) 63,934 lbs (29,000 kg)
Length: 44 ft (13.4 m) 46 ft (14 m) 50.9-52.5 ft (15.5-16 m)
Diameter: 2.6 ft (0.8 m) 5.1 ft (1.56 m) 5.1 ft (1.56 m)
Propellant: Two-stage solid propellant engine Two-stage solid propellant engine Two or three-stage solid propellant engine
Guidance System: Inertial guidance system Inertial guidance with radar guided warhead
Accuracy: 3280 ft (1000 m) CEP
Launch Platform: railroad flat truck or mobile vehicle Silo, railroad flat truck, or mobile vehicle
Combat history:

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Algeria confirms Buk delivery

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Boeing wins $222m Chinook order for Saudi Arabia

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BAE Rolls Out First Omani Typhoon, Hawk

The first of the 12 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighters and eight Hawk Mk 166 advanced jet trainers ordered by Oman were “formally presented” to the customer on 15 May, BAE Systems announced. The event was held at the company’s Warton production and testing facility in the United Kingdom and attended by Sayyid Badr bin Saud […]

Raytheon Awarded $12 Million to Provide Engineering Services to Israeli Patriot Missiles

Raytheon, Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded an $11,951,853 modification (P00001) to foreign military sales (Israel) contract W31P4Q-17-C-0073 for engineering services for the PATRIOT weapon system. Work will be performed in Andover, Massachusetts; Billerica, Massachusetts; Burlington, Massachusetts; El Segundo, California; El Paso, Texas; Huntsville, Alabama; Indianapolis, Indiana; Tewksbury, Massachusetts; and White Sands, New Mexico, with an estimated […]