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Air-to-surface missile “Akhgar”

Iranian Akhgar missile was developed by army’s self-sufficiency office and was unveiled on November 4, 2018 in an exhibition and started mass production on March 6, 2019.

It has a microjet engine with 600 km/h and a 7 kg warhead. The missile enjoys a “Fire-and-forget” guidance system and has a 30 km range. The main drawback is the optical seeker that only works in clear daylight conditions. The error of the missile was reported to be 1 m.

The operational condition is unknown and it seems to be only loaded on “Kaman 12” drone.

Specifications:
Weight: 27 kg
Warhead weight: 7 kg
Range: 30 km
Max speed: 600 km/h
Length: 1.7 m
Diameter: 13 cm
Guidance: optical