Drones and missiles used in Iran’s operation against Israel

The Iranian anti-Israel unprecedented airstrike, dubbed Operation True Promise, has hit specific targets in the occupied territories with suicide drones and ballistic plus cruise missiles.

In response to the Israeli terrorist attack on Iran's consulate building in Syria on April 1, the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) fired dozens of missiles and drones on Israeli targets on April 13.

Iran’s anti-Israel operation was conducted by Shahed 131/136 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Kheibar Shekan ballistic missiles, Emad ballistic missiles, and Paveh cruise missiles.

**Shahed 131/136 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

The Shahed 131/136 UAV is a popular member of the Shahed family of drones, which have gained significant attention in recent years due to its use in operational scenarios. The Shahed 136 UAV is essentially a 1.4-scale version of the Shahed 131 drone, but it has a greater range than the Shahed 131 due to its larger size, with an operational range of up to 2,000 km.

** Kheibar Shekan ballistic missile

Kheibar Shekan ballistic missile is one of Iran's most modern ballistic missiles.

It is an Iranian solid-fuel ballistic missile unveiled by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force in 2022 and it has the ability to hit targets with a range and a radius of 1,450 kilometers (900 miles).

** Emad ballistic missile

Emad ballistic missile is the Iranian liquid-fuel long-ranged ballistic missile equipped with a guided warhead by installing balks on the Emad warhead.

The Emad ballistic missile can carry a 750 kg payload at a range of 1700 km.

**Paveh cruise missile

Paveh cruise missile is one of the latest achievements of Iran in the field of cruise construction.

The Paveh is a long-range surface-to-surface cruise missile and has a range of 1,650 km. It is capable of attacking targets from multiple directions by taking different paths to reach its destination.

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