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Misagh-1 man-portable SAM

Country of Origin: Iran


The Iranian Misagh-1 (sometimes called the Mithaq) man-portable surface-to-air missile (SAM) consists of an all-aspect two-stage passive infrared homing missile in a disposable launch tube. It is similar in appearance to the Chinese QW-1 Vanguard (see separate record).

Fitted with a 3.13-lb (1.42-kg) high-explosive (HE) warhead, the Iranian missile is housed in a disposable launch tube with grip-stock firing unit and a replaceable battery and coolant unit, mounted towards the...

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