Arash (rocket)

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Type Rocket artillery
Place of origin Iran
Production history
Manufacturer Defense Industries Organization[1]
Caliber 122 mm
Effective firing range 18–40 km. depending on model

The Arash (Persian: آرش‎, From Iranian Arash) is a series of 122mm unguided artillery rocket developed by Iran.[2] its a copy of BM-21 Grad.


There are four models for export.[3] Each having different specifications:
Arash 1: Range : 21.5 km, Length : 2.815m, Velocity : 710 m/s[4]
Arash 2: Range : 30 km, Length : 2.815m, Velocity : 1050 m/s[5]
Arash 3: Range : 18 km, Length : 2.050m, Velocity : 720 m/s[6] Also known as the Noor rocket.
Arash 4: Range : 40 km, Length : 2.890m, Warhead Types :HE fragmentation, ball steel, mine and fuel air[7]
The export pages say that Arash 4 has a different launching system than other variants.[8]
All of them are fired from 40 tube launchers.[9][10][11]


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