Misagh-2

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Misagh-2
Type MANPADS
Service history
In service 2005
Production history
Manufacturer Shahid Shah Abhady Industrial Complex
Specifications
Weight 12.74 kg
Length Unknown
Diameter Unknown
Warhead 1.42 kg

Engine solid rocket motor
Operational
range
5 km
Flight ceiling 3.5 km
Speed 880 m/s
Guidance
system
Fire and Forget
Launch
platform
Man portable

The Misagh 2 is an Iranian man-portable infrared guided surface to air missile. The Misagh 2 is the next version of the Misagh-1. Similar to its predecessor, the Misagh 2 is supposedly also based on Chinese technology [1]. Iran’s defense minister launched the domestic mass production of the Misagh 2, on 5 February 2006.

Specifications[edit]

  • Effective range: 5000 m
  • Maximum altitude: 3500 m
  • Reaction time: 5 seconds
  • Maximum velocity: nearly 2.9 mach
  • Fire and Forget Infrared seeker
  • Missile weight: 11.32 kg
  • Warhead weight: 1.42 kg
  • Storage life: 8 years

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