Qader (missile)


Firing Qader Missile in Velayat-90 Naval Exercise
Type Anti-ship cruise missile
Place of origin Iran
Service history
Used by Iranian Navy
Revolutionary Guards

300 km
Flight altitude Sea-skimming
TELs for Noor/Qader missiles. The TEL can be disguised as a civilian truck.

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,[1] has a range of 300 km[2] and is described by Iranian officials as "the most powerful and precise missile of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy"[3]

On 10 February 2013, The head of Iran Aviation Industries Organization announced that an air-launched version of Qader and Nasr-1 will be tested in a week.[4]

Features and Capabilities

Management systems: active radar can fly at a height of 3 to 5 meters[5][3]

See also


  1. "Iran unveils new cruise missile 'Qader'". Brahmand Defense & Aerospace news. 2011-08-24. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  2. "Iran test-fires Qader missile". The Voice of Russia. 2012-01-02.
  3. 1 2 "Iran naval vessels armed with Qader cruise missiles". 2011-11-30. Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  4. "شلیک "فکور 90" از جنگنده F14/تست موشکهای کروز جدید". Iran: Isna News Agency. 2013-02-10. Retrieved 2013-02-10.
  5. "Iran Tests Naval Cruise Missile". The New York Times. 2012-01-02.

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