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Iran’s Precision Ghader Anti-ship Cruise Missile 

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Ghader (missile) Air, Land and sea launched cruise missile. Easily hidden in a cargo container for a preempted strike

The missile called “Qader” (Able) is an upgraded version of Noor (a copy of Chinese C-802 missile). The missile, which was unveiled in August 2011, has a range of 300 km (186 miles) and is described by Iranian officials as “the most powerful and precise missile of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Navy”.

Flying at low altitudes and countering enemy vessels and coastal equipment with very low radar cross-sections, high-precision navigation system, the ability to avoid jamming signals, the ability to program the missile before firing, advanced radar with electronic warfare capability, preparing and reacting rapidly to attack coastal targets and floating targets, and the ability to launch from land, sea, and air, are features of the Qader Cruise Missile.

The anti-ship missile designed to defeat large surface combatants. The Qader missile can be launched from surface naval platforms or from vehicles, in its coastal defense configuration.


  • Anti-ship cruise missile with a range of over 300 km
  • A 200-kilogram warhead
  • Anti-ship cruise missile flying at low altitude and deals with the enemy with low radar cross section
  • Digital autopilot system
  • High-precision navigation system
  • The possibility of planning to shoot missiles
  • Advanced radar and ability to deal with electronic warfare
  • Quick preparation and reaction missile to attack coastal targets in addition to the target vessel
  • The ability to launch from land, sea and air

Management systems: active radar can fly at a height of 3 to 5 meters.