Wednesday, May 20, 2009


Sejil-2 Test Fired. 20 May 2009
Fars News Agency Photos

Today Iran test-fired its longest-range solid-propellant missile, Sejil-2. The new missile has a 2000-2500 km range. Tehran had test-fired shorter-range Sejil-1 missile last November.

Solid-propellant rockets can be fueled in advance and moved into silos, making them more potent than liquid-propellant rockets which need to be fueled and fired quickly.

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