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Ashura


Iranian two-stage solid-propellant missile, evidently using some Shahab systems and its re-entry vehicle.

Maximum range: 2,000 km (1,200 mi).

Status: Active.
First Launch: 2007.11.20.
Last Launch: 2007.11.20.
Number: 1 .

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Ashura Chronology


2007 November 20 - . Launch Site: Shahroud. Launch Vehicle: Ashura. LV Configuration: Ashura R&D.
  • - . Nation: Iran. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

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