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Noor
Noor missile in Holly Defence Exhibition (2).JPG
Noor missile
Type Anti-ship cruise missile
Service history
Used by  Iran
 Syria
Production history
Manufacturer  Iran
Specifications

Engine turbojet engine
Operational
range
30-170 km depending on the model
Flight altitude Sea-skimming

Noor is a long-range anti-ship cruise missile manufactured by Iran. This missile is in service with Navy of Iran.

History[edit]

TELs for Noor/Qader missiles. The TEL can be disguised as a civilian truck.

Iran was the first export customer of Chinese C-802 missile. The contract was signed in 1995 but was canceled when 60 missiles were delivered due to US pressure. After that Iran started a program to reverse engineer C-802.[1]

It is unknown when the program was finished, but in 2000 and early 2011, Iran tested an upgraded C-802 missile during Unity-79 wargames.[2] Officials said that the range of the missile is increased from 30 km to 130 km.[3]

The missile is powered by Toloue-4, an Iranian version of the French Microturbo TRI 60 engine[4]

In January 2004, Iran announced that it has started manufacturing the DM-3B mono pulse radar for Noor missile.[5] According to Iranian officials, DM-3B is a millimeter-wave active radar used in the last stage of missile flight to find the target and home in the missile on it.[6] Because of its frequency, it is very hard to jam the radar which is located inside the nosecone.[7]

In 2006, it was announced that the missile's range has been increased further to 170 km.[8][9]

In 2011, another variant called Qader was unveiled by Iran with a range of 200 km and the ability to attack coastal targets. A video of the missile hitting its coastal target was published by the Iranian media.[10][11][12]

In early 2012, during Velayete-90 wargames, a Noor missile was tested with improvements in electronic systems, a more jam-resistant radar and better target acquisition algorithms. A Qader missile was also tested in the wargame.[13]

Variants[edit]

  • Basic Noor:Initial reversed engineered missile with a range of 30 km.
  • Noor Phase 2:Improved version with 130 km range.
  • Noor Phase 3:Further increased the range to 170 km.
  • Noor Phase 4:Better electronics and computer algorithms.
  • Qader:An upgraded version with the range of 200 km.
  • Noor Export Version:A version with the range of 120 km.[14]

Operators[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defense & Security Intelligence & Analysis: IHS Jane's - IHS". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Defense & Security Intelligence & Analysis: IHS Jane's - IHS". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Defense & Security Intelligence & Analysis: IHS Jane's - IHS". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "نیروی هوایی ایران (iranianairforce)". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Iran Missile Milestones: 1985-2014". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Iranian Artillery Strength". Forums of Pravda.Ru. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  7. ^ csis.org/files/media/csis/pubs/060728_gulf_iran.pdf
  8. ^ "Defense19". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "تسلیحات نظامی ایران (37) : موشك كروز دريايي نور". راسخون. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Mass-produced Ghader of anti-ship missile 2011 موشک کروز قادر - IRGC - English Video - CurrentAffairs - ShiaTV.net". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  11. ^ http://www.khorasannews.com/News.aspx?type=1&year=1390&month=6&day=2&id=1039643
  12. ^ http://www.mashreghnews.ir/fa/news/63337/%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%8A%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D8%B2-%D8%A7%DA%98%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%A8%D9%88%D9%85%D9%8A-%D9%88-%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B4%DA%A9-%D9%82%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%B9%DA%A9%D8%B3
  13. ^ "موشک فوق پیشرفته 'نور' با موفقیت شلیک شد". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  14. ^ http://www.modlex.ir/cgi-bin/store.pl/page=product.html/pid=MXF05-000430
  15. ^ "Trade Registers". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 

External links[edit]


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