Shahab-3 MRBM Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Land Attack/Theater


Country of Origin: Iran

The Shahab-3 (Meteor , Shooting Star) is an Iranian medium-range ballistic missile derived from the original design of the North Korean No Dong . Iran is believed to have received extensive North Korean help in designing the missile. Russia may also have given assistance, allowing the Shahab-3 to attain greater range and accuracy. It is also called the Zelzal-3 (Earthquake). The Shahab-3 is a legacy of Iranian financial assistance to North Korea, which combined Soviet technical information...

 

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