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Al Kahir


Egyptian intermediate range ballistic missile.

Launch data is: incomplete. Maximum range: 602 km (374 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1962.

Status: Retired 1963.
Gross mass: 10,000 kg (22,000 lb).
Height: 11.89 m (39.00 ft).
Diameter: 1.20 m (3.90 ft).
Span: 1.19 m (3.90 ft).
Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).
First Launch: 1962.07.21.
Last Launch: 1973.10.06.
Number: 6 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Al Kahir Ballistic missile launch location known to have been used for 3 launches from 1962 to 1963, reaching up to 80 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages

Al Kahir Chronology


1962 July 21 - . Launch Site: Al Kahir. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1962 July 21 - . Launch Site: Al Kahir. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

1963 May 1 - . Launch Site: Al Kahir. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • Meteorological test - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1971 September 23 - . Launch Site: Jabal Hamzah. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1973 October 6 - . Launch Site: Jabal Hamzah. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • Al Tin - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1973 October 6 - . Launch Site: Jabal Hamzah. Launch Vehicle: Al Kahir.
  • Al Tin - . Nation: Egypt. Agency: EGAO. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

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