Firing Qader Missile in Velayat-90 Naval Exercise
|Type||Anti-ship cruise missile|
|Place of origin||Iran|
The Qader is a medium-range anti-ship cruise missile developed by Iran. The missile called "Qader" (Able) is built indigenously by Iranian scientists and has a high destructive ability against coastal targets and warships. The missile, which was unveiled in August 2011, has a range of 300 km and is described by Iranian officials as "the most powerful and precise missile of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy"
Features and Capabilities
- Anti-ship cruise missile with a range of over 200 km
- A 200-kilogram warhead
- Buoys and beach equipment flying at low altitude and deal with the enemy with low radar cross section
- Digital autopilot system
- High-precision navigation system
- The possibility of planning to shoot missiles
- Advanced radar and electronic warfare ability to deal with
- Preparation and quick reaction missile to attack coastal targets in addition to the target vessel
- The ability to launch from land, sea and air
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