Sunday, March 15, 2015

MODAFL ceremony for serial production of Ghadir ASCM

Above: lineup of Ghadir ASCMs displayed before open missile box containers

On 14MAR15 Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) held a ceremony in Tehran marking serial production of the Ghadir ("Able") anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM) type. Note: alternate spellings in English for this ASCM include "Qader" and "Qadir".

MODAFL claims for the Ghadir ASCM include: "capabilities such as low flying altitude, high navigation precision, high targeting precision, high destruction power, highly advanced anti-electronic warfare and anti-jamming systems, advanced radar systems and the capability of being fired from different types of vessels and helicopters." Also, claimed operational range is for the weapon is 300 km. [source: Fars News Agency]

Banners seen in photos of the ceremony bear the emblem of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO).

Detail of serial production Ghadir anti-ship cruise missile

Displayed model type of Ghadir anti-ship cruise missile

On hand at the Ghadir ASCM production ceremony, left to right:
- IRGC-N Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi
- Defense Minister IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan
- Deputy Defense Minister IRGC Brigadier General 2C Reza Talaei-Nik


Photos: Islamic Republic News Agency


Anonymous said...

Congrats to Iranian, they said next step is to increase next version range to 600km.
i think i will be called mogtadeer.

Anonymous said...

Gen. A. Hadjizadeh announced that Iran is going to replace next year, all its Fateh - 110 and other missiles with a new one, upon new successful achievments.....

Why this info has not appeared on this website ??