Misagh-1

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Misagh-1
Type MANPADS
Service history
In service 1993
Production history
Manufacturer Shahid Shah Abhady Industrial Complex
Specifications
Weight 16.9 kg
Length 1.477 m
Diameter 0.71 m
Warhead 1.42 kg
Detonation
mechanism
Impact fuze

Engine solid rocket motor
Operational
range
5 km
Flight ceiling 4 km
Speed 700 m/s
Guidance
system
Passive infrared homing
Launch
platform
Man portable

The Misagh 1 is an Iranian man-portable infrared guided surface to air missile. It was developed by the Shahid Kazemi Industrial Complex in Tehran and is an all-aspect passive infrared homing system. It is a variant of the Chinese QW-1 Vanguard missile system [1].

The MANPADS was replaced by the newer Misagh-2 missile system.

Operators[edit]

References[edit]

  • Jane's Land-Based Air Defence 2005-2006.

See also[edit]