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DECEMBER 2021

Iran Unveils Brand New Tactical Ballistic Missile (Video)

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On February 9, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new tactical ballistic missile, dubbed “Ra’ad-500.”

The new missile was unveiled in the capital, Tehran, in a ceremony attended by IRGC Commander Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami and Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh.

According to the Mehr News Agency, Ra’ad-500 is equipped with an advanced engine, dubbed “Zohair.” The missiles’ body and the engine’s shield are both made from composite materials.

Thanks to the use of “carbon fiber” composites, the weight of Ra’ad-500 has been reduced by half in comparison with the Fateh-110 missile that has a metal body. The decrease in weight resulted in a range longer by 200 km.

A video showing a live test of Ra’a-500 was released by the IRGC. In the video, the new missile can be seen hitting its target with high accuracy.

The accuracy of Iranian-made missiles came to the spot light last month, when the IRGC carried out a large missile strike on a base hosting U.S. troops in northern Iraq in response to the assassination of its Quds Force Commander, Qassim Soleimani. The vast majority of missiles struck their designated targets.

Iran’s homegrown military industry witnessed a major boost over the last year as a result of the increasing threats by the U.S. and Israel.

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Arch Bungle

Headache-Inducing Technology Included!

omrizkiblog

zionist & wahabis surely take notice of this problem. For child-killer-zionist they would order more us-tax payer’s money to upgrade their iron-doom missfail system, and for head-chopper-wahabis with the failure of patriot, only about time till they order Russian-made hardware, but it’s too late as Houthi already got new engine & precision-guidance for their missiles. It’s dead-end for both maniacs!

Jake321

Well, at least for the Israelis hardly dead-end given their couple of hundred mostly thermonuclear missiles. If the Iranians were as stupid and suicidal as you and used any of those new missiles on Israel, it could well be a glow in the dark dead-end for Iran.

d'Artagnan

You have the erratic rational thinking capacity of a teenager hooked on Ritalin and gung-ho watching violent videos. Nuclear weapons can not be used in any part of the world without a global fallout. Israel is a criminal regime but not suicidal. Iran is one of the biggest countries in the world and the so-called 200 Zionist nukes, even if could be used, would make no difference in such vast mountainous land. The problem with Zionist idiocy is that it is devoid of any semblance of rationality.

Ewan

“couple of hundred mostly thermonuclear missiles” – And What good would
that be when a couple of hundred thousand PMU’s invade israel – are they
gonna bomb themselves :o: – you idiot. israel cannot wipe out iran
BEFORE Iran and hezbollah destroys Tel Aviv and Haifa in a single
saturation strike using conventional missiles. Israel knows that. hence
they dont F@ck with Iran too much and neither have they bombed Iran like
they been Big Talking for the past 20 years – they pushing Uncl Sam to
do it.

d'Artagnan

Iran has proven its valor and effective deterrent by being the only nation post WW2 capable of carrying out such and audacious and precise attack. However, Iran’s defence budget remains one of the smallest in the region and Iran needs to focus on upgrading its airforce and navy. Now with the illegal UN arms embargo coming to an end as the US tore up the internationally negotiated JCPOA, Iran can purchase modern aircraft from Russia. Persian and Russo military cooperation is a win-win for both.

ruca

Good for you Iran. In the one burn test it appears to have thrust vectoring

Garga

Yes that’s right. But the engine shown in static test does not belong to Ra’ad-500 missile. They talk about Ra’ad-500, it’s composite body and it’s Zohair engine (which is not shown) and a new gimballed solid fuel engine for sat launchers (Salman, the one in the test footage with swiveling bell).

Ra’ad uses exhaust vanes for thrust vectoring, like it’s predecessors. The difference is the type of material used.

Iran Space Agency is working on a %100 solid fuel LV. The new nozzle is a crucial part of it.

verner

good and try it out on the illegal settlement in palestine and see if the squatters will get the message and get the hell out before being obliterated to dust.

Jake321

The hater of the Iranian People is back. He wants them to be as stupid and suicidal as he is as he spouts his inanities from the itchy comfort of his big instead coach.

swedish_viking

What’s the difference between Fateh-313 and Ra’ad-500?

BlueInGreen

This will be long but it will give you all the necessary information you seek regarding the differences between the Fateh-313 and Ra’ad-500.

https://twitter.com/AmirIGM/status/1226445488385413120?s=20

swedish_viking

The Fateh-313 is also made from composites materials and a much lower weight over the Fateh-110 and increased range by 200km to a total of 500km.
The reason i asked was because the improvements presented as Ra’ad-500 was earlier presented as Fateh-313 years ago.
This news is only a deja-vu of the presentation of Fateh-313 in 2015.

BlueInGreen

Fateh-313 doesn’t have nearly as much composite materials making up the bulk of the missile as the Ra’ad-500 does. Although both missile still use steel and aluminum for certain components the Ra’ad-500 uses Carbon-fiber composites for the booster section as well as composites for certain parts of the engine, warhead and other components.

Here’s some more differences.

– It is 1-1,5m shorter than the Fateh series and casing is fully composite: No metallic top cap and likely also no metallic end cap.

– Nose angle of the RV (re-entry vehicle) is significantly steeper, which together with the increased range allows for a rather high terminal and impact velocity. It is hence suited to create deep craters.

-The warhead is also made of carbon fiber filament to make the most weight saving possible. This also benefits terminal RCS.

– Like Dezful and Zolfaghar, it has seperating RV (re-entry vehicle)

– Larger fins allow for better maneuvering capability for avoidance of ABM systems when traveling at upper atmospheric layers.

BlueInGreen

Iran also has access to TVC tech (Thrust Vectoring Control). This will allow the bigger traditional Ballistic missiles to enjoy increased precision.

https://twitter.com/FieldMarshalPSO/status/1226497413579341827?s=20

AJ

Good for Iran, they just launched a satellite too which the US is complaining about the rocket being capable of carrying a nuke warhead

BlueInGreen

The Rocket made it off the ground and well on its way into space but the satellite had trouble getting into LEO (low earth orbit) due the final stage not being fast enough. It seems the Iranians need some more trial and error in order to work out the correct staging so the satellite has enough speed to get into orbit.

It’s going to take awhile but I think they can get there.

Jake321

Nahhhhhhh…the satellite attempt failed yet again as Islamist Iran’s always do. But they are really successful at launching missiles at civilian airliners that kill lots of their own people. And at their great enemy that kills no one.

Ewan

Yep. I guess they learnt that from the Americans who shot down an Iranian airliner over the Persian Gulf a while back.

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Emad Irani

They didn’t fail to launch, dear Idiot ;) It failed to reach the orbit, that is a big difference :)

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Maybe the mullahs should pray harder.

Emad Irani

Mind your own business because they are only able to pray for the destruction of ur little zion hasbara friends ;)

Jake321

Well, seems wanting to destroy Israel is the business of an Israeli. And the Iranian People better hope their Islamist leaders are not as stupid and suicidal as you and actually use any of these missiles on Israel. Good chance in that case Iran will glow in the dark.

Jake321

Failure is failure. Actually, they failed for the 4th time.

goingbrokes

You can’t launch anything, zilch, zero. Americans do all your launching for you, and even then they explode on the pad!!!

Jake321

Nahhhhhhhh…you lie as always. Israel has been successfully launching its own satellites for over 30 years, since 1988. Try to keep up. But even more importantly, it has lots and lots of nuke missiles that can easily reach Islamist Iran if need be. So a bit early for your victory lap, kid.

Ewan

Geez, you don’t learn do you? Mullahs played the US with JCPOA – they dont need to MAKE nukes ‘cos they already got them stored.

d'Artagnan

Iran has launched several successful satellites and this is an evolving field. You Zionist hasbara need better educated posters. You are scrapping the bottom of the barrel now.

Ooga Booga

These could potentially give the Americans a minor headache.

verner

sure they can put the american dream in a twist and ruin the world economy quicker than you can say squat-

Ooga Booga

Yeah, judging by the previous strike in Iraq + Saudi, I think they can do a lot if they decide to fire a few of these off.

BlueInGreen

It’s actually quite straightforward, during the Iranian surgical strike of Ain Al-Assad only two small waves of precision guided missiles was used to send a message whilst marginally degrading U.S. operational capacity from that base. The stark reality of the situation was the whole of Iran was at the highest military alert possible and a 3rd/4th wave comprising of 100’s of missiles was ready to go if the U.S. military were to attack the Iranian mainland.

Jake321

Yep, and then it would be all over for Islamist Iran as a viable functioning country.

BlueInGreen

If you have something smart or worthwhile to add then make a separate post about but try and leave me out of your antics, you and I aren’t on the same page ‘Jake’. I don’t think you’re here to add anything of worth to the article at hand or give any profound insight on the matters being talked about. You’re arrogant, pretentious, snarky, disrespectful and childish and I don’t want to have anything to do with you.

Further responses from you on my comments will be flagged for harassment. Please get away from me.

Ewan

No it wouldnt. See how viable Syria is after 10 years of Zionazi warfare against it – it allowed 100 000’s of PMU’s onto Syrian soil. they gonna be slaughtering them Rabid dog settler pigs soon. Kike IDF terrorists so Fkin scared – did you see how they abandoned the settlers in the Galilee by closing down their bases when the hezb decided to avenge a drone attack on them couple a months back by wiping out an APC and its Kikey contents?

Ewan

True. They would have targeted and wip[ed out the US’s biggest base in the region – Qatar

Chris Chuba

More than a minor headache, they are truck launched, with a range of 500km (300 miles), an accuracy of 3m which means that they can hit a lot of U.S. bases and will be virtually impossible to take out, even with a ‘preemptive defense’ strike.

Jake321

It’s what happens after the strike that matters. If the Islamist Iranians are stupid and suicidal as you and your around here, they will use them on US bases and maybe kill American troops this time. In which case it’s game on even with Trump and then game over for Iran as a functioning country.

Ewan

There will be no Israel after a next war with Hezbollah or Iran or Both. European Ghetto rats like yourself will have to swim back home or get back to your ghetto ratholes in Poland and elsewhere in bodybags

Lonesome Cowboy Burt

Call it the great persuader (dissuader)? What better excuse for Trump, seeing as ISIS has been defeated, ad nauseum.. to then bring the troops home! Mission A-Con-plished! Tuck tail? Or stay and play out some silly Mexican stand-off? Doesn’t end well for some of the more vulnerable, smaller states in the ME. It is all rather silly. This missile, however, might sober some people up and get on the same page, whether its seen as a defeat or otherwise isn’t important. The game has changed, right?

Jake321

Nahhhhhhhh…Not as long as Israel has those couple of hundred mostly thermonuclear missiles. And would use them if need be to stop Islamist Iran from getting any of their own. Just the way it is.

Ewan

So why haven’t they used it yet? i guess it must be ‘cos they know they gonna get served, again, by Hezbollah (a 2000 man strong militia), or could it be that they fear Iran’s 250 Nukes they bought from Ukraine a few years ago?

verner

would be good to swat the squatter ironzion to kingdom come since he doesn’t add anything of value to these comments. like joke321 ignore ignore he isn’t worth the aggravation and since he’s providing zilch there is no reason to even reply squat.

Jake321

You are such a pathetic coach warrior. But such fun to trigger. Anyway, be a man, kid, and go get that suicide vest already.

Assad must stay

Very nice Iran all the best to you :)

FlorianGeyer

I can hear the screaming and shouting in Israel already :)

Jake321

And the sound of them polishing their couple of hundred mostly thermonuclear missiles. Try to keep up.

Ewan

Mostly kikes screaming at each other as they try and jostle to get a good place in the Bomb shelters

SnowCatzor

Funny how pro-Israeli/US trolls have recently stopped degenerating Iran’s missiles as ‘old and inaccurate’. They can hit any target they want in the neighborhood, and probably have been able to for some time.

omrizkiblog

Because they knew the chance to hit Hasbara-troll center is at the maximum level.

Jake321

Well, I’ve been accused of being one. But I don’t think Islamist Iran has a Missile that can teach California.

Ewan

It cant teach california but it might REACH California. Anyhoo, Iran has asked little Missile man in NK to do that for them. BTW arent you way outta your neighbourhood ? – Guess Brooklyn’s a bit cold these days. hard to do them hasbara typing excercises when your fingers are frozen. There’s always sunny haifa or Helaviv, but better stay safe, ‘cos them Hezb missiles are gonna make them cities disappear soon

Jake321

You mean like Israel has been able to hit Iran for decades now. And oh look, some of the Israeli missiles have nuke warheads and lots of those are right off the coast of Iran on subs. So don’t take your victory lap just yet.

SnowCatzor

Hmm, I say the word troll and sure enough – one appears!

Jake321

Maybe. But you sure diverted from the point that Israel is decades ahead of Islamist Iran in missile technology and can end Iran as a functioning country in a nuclear instant if need be with nothing Iran can do about it.

Ewan

No it is NOT. Israel could not even stop 10% of saddam’s WW2 era Scuds with the Patriot. It cannot stop Hamas’ primitive low yield Missiles with the upgraded Patriot, Iron Dome, Arrow and all the BS it gets for free from the yanks.You are having a Zionist Wetdream.better wake up and save the remaining credibility you have as a leading Hasbara troll on SF.

Ewan

If israel had the BALLS to hit Iran, it would have done so 2 decades ago when NuttyYahoo was having hysterics over Irans supposed Nukes that were apparrently just months away from being born. Israel has been bombing its neighbours at will for 7 decades – why will it not hit Iran? – ‘cos they know that a few hundred thousand settler pigs are gonna be fried bacon.

Jake321

And Islamist Iran failed yet again to put a satellite into orbit. Oh, and it matters a lot on what is in those maybe functional new missiles. Last I checked, the US and Israel have nukes for theirs and Islamist Iran does not. And will never be allowed to have them. Period.

Ewan

Really – so the 250 they got from the Ukraine dont count?

goingbrokes

Iranian missile production is reaching new heights, and it’s not going to go down in the future. Iran is becoming tougher and tougher target.

Jake321

Well, it will go way down to zero if they ever attack Israel or kill American troops in the area. What’s that saying? The tougher they are, the harder they fall?

Doom Sternz

They already have killed US troops…….At least 30 Iranian guided missiles hit al Asad Air Base in Iraq, home of the United States Air Force and largest base in Iraq. The pentagon now admits 64 casualties, how many dead?. And Trump is ok with it, he thinks so little of US troops?. The US deployed multiple batteries of Patriot Missiles to the base in May in case of such an attack.

The death of the top CIA officer Mike D’Andrea “Prince of Darkness” involved in the US assassination of prominent Iranian General Qassem Soleimani is justice served.

America’s air defense ships in the Persian Gulf stand down, no AEGIS or Patriot protection for 5000 US troops stranded in Iraq by Trump’s criminal insanity. With US forces on high alert, and billions of US air defense equipment and we do not have one video of an incoming missile taken down when ballistic missiles are supposed to be the easiest to intercept.

If Trump retaliated the US troops would of been slaughtered. This is how Iranians saved Iraq from the Western backed terrorists. They put their lives on the line for Iraq and saved the country, that is why Iranians in Iraq are heroes, And that is why Trump murdered these Generals, and ISIS celebrated.

Jake321

As I said, no US troops killed. No CIA Chief killed in Afghanistan. And all the rest of your bull crap is just that, bull crap. But you really really must hate the Iranian People because if Islamist Iran actually was as stupid and suicidal as you, there would be a very large number of dead Iranians, likely way more than in the war with Iraq.

Ewan

First Trump says NO troops injured’ ‘cos all evacuated. 1 Month later , US says 50 hurt! I believe Iran 200 injured, 80 Killed. So what you gonna do hasbro?

Volker

I dont get it, why are the AmeriCunt + ZioNAZI War-Criminals/Terrorists and their MSM Propaganda Lap Dogs are soo surprised when the hit the US Bases in Iraq? Did they are that apathic + ignorant when Iran launched an attack, last year, on Terrorist positions in Syria from Iranian soil and hit them with precision.

God

For anyone wondering 200km it’s like from the iraq-iran border near Basora to the border with Saudi Arabia at kuwait, very poor if you ask me. Is this suposed to reach other countries? how is this suposed to be use? I guess as an air-air missile only
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