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Encyclopedia > IRIS (missile)
IRIS
Type Strategic ICBM
Range unknown
Warheads unknown
Manufacturer Iran
States Iran

The IRIS solid propellant rocket is the expected product of an Iranian program to develop indigenous launch capability. It will be an advanced model of the Ghadr-110 IRBM missile, in turn currently under development and descended from Russian and Chinese technology. iris File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A Minuteman III missile soars after a test launch. ... The Space Shuttle Columbia is initially launched using solid-fuel boosters Solid rockets are rockets with a motor that uses solid propellants (fuel/oxidizer). ... The Ghadr-110 is an intermediate-range ballistic missile developed and designed by Iran. ... An intermediate-range ballistic missile, or IRBM, is a ballistic missile with a range of 2750-5500 km or 1719-3437 miles. ...


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The Islamic Republic of Iran has two kinds of armed forces: the regular forces and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). ... Despite earlier roots, Iran started its missile development program in earnest during its long and costly war with Iraq. ... Irans military industry has taken great strides in the past 25 years, and now manufactures many types of sophisticated arms and equipment. ... The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) is a governmental based space research organization. ...

Military of the Islamic Republic of Iran The Islamic Republic of Iran
Iranian Army | Iranian Navy | Iranian Air Force | IRGC

 
 

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