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Encyclopedia > Zelzal
Zelzal-2
Type SRBM
Range 210 km (130 miles)
Warheads one
Propulsion Solid
Guidance system none
Length 16 m
Diameter 0.61 m
Weight 3,545 kg
Payload 600 kg
Manufacturer Iran
In service 1993
States Iran
Hezbollah

Zelzal-2 (pers. زلزال-2, meaning "Earthquake-2") is an unguided[1] Iranian 610mm heavy artillery rocket that can carry a 600-kg (1,323-lb) warhead an estimated 210 km (130 miles). The missile is thought to be based on the Soviet FROG-7 missile, [2] with development begun in 1990. [3] SRBM is a millitary acronym for Short Range Ballistic Missile. ... KM, Km, or km may stand for: Khmer language (ISO 639 alpha-2, km) Kilometre Kinemantra Meditation Knowledge management KM programming language KM Culture, Korean Movie Maker. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... KG, Kg or kg may indicate: A Kampfgeschwader, a bomber squadron of the former German Luftwaffe Basketball Player Kevin Garnett An abbreviation for kilogram (always kg) Knight of the Garter, a British decoration Kommanditgesellschaft, German version of a limited partnership Kongo language (ISO 639 alpha-2) An abbreviation for konig... KG, Kg or kg may indicate: A Kampfgeschwader, a bomber squadron of the former German Luftwaffe Basketball Player Kevin Garnett An abbreviation for kilogram (always kg) Knight of the Garter, a British decoration Kommanditgesellschaft, German version of a limited partnership Kongo language (ISO 639 alpha-2) An abbreviation for konig... Hezbollah flag For other uses, see Hezbollah (disambiguation). ... Persian is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... MM or Mm or mm can mean or be an abbreviation for: Military: Machinists Mate, a rating in the United States Navy Military Medal, a British and Commonwealth decoration Commerce: Market maker Million, in traditional accounting or investment banking Minute Maid, a brand of orange juice and other beverages... KG, Kg or kg may indicate: A Kampfgeschwader, a bomber squadron of the former German Luftwaffe Basketball Player Kevin Garnett An abbreviation for kilogram (always kg) Knight of the Garter, a British decoration Kommanditgesellschaft, German version of a limited partnership Kongo language (ISO 639 alpha-2) An abbreviation for konig... lb may refer to two units of measurement: A pound (unit of mass) A pound-force (unit of force), better distinguished as lbf or lbf. ... KM, Km, or km may stand for: Khmer language (ISO 639 alpha-2, km) Kilometre Kinemantra Meditation Knowledge management KM programming language KM Culture, Korean Movie Maker. ... Look up Mile in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... FROG-7B (Luna M) FROG-7B (Luna M) FROG-7B (Luna M) FROG-7B (Luna M) The FROG-7 is the final version of the FROG family of unguided, spin-stabilized, short-range artillery rockets. ...


In August 2006, a senior Iranian official claimed Iran had supplied Hezbollah with Zelzal-2 missiles. [4] Hezbollah flag For other uses, see Hezbollah (disambiguation). ...


See also


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. ... Iran has sought to develop a self-sufficent, and technically able military industry since the isolation it faced during the Iran-Iraq War. ... // Introduction From 1925 to the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Iran used to be equipped with the very latest Western hardware. ...

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

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NCRI: Clandestine Missile Projects of the Iranian Regime - 12-03-04 (1623 words)
Zelzal 2 missile has a range of 300 km and the main feature in it is the guiding system.
At the present time, Zelzal 2 project is going through its final stages and it is pursued by the IRGC Missiles Unit, the Defense Ministry, the Aerospace Organization and Isfahan Aircraft Industries.
After an hour, an improved version of Zelzal 2 missile is launched towards the building and by receiving the signals from the transmitter the missile would be guided towards the target.
Aug21 (502 words)
They said one batch of missiles, believed to be the Zelzal, had a range of 300 to 400 kilometers.
The Zelzal is a solid-fuel missile believed to have been developed in the mid-1990s.
The Zelzal was also believed capable of being armed with conventional high explosive, submunition, chemical, biological, and radiological dispersion warheads.
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