LORA (missile)

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LORA
LORA missile.JPG
LORA missile in launcher
Type theater quasiballistic missile
Production history
Manufacturer Israel Aerospace Industries
Specifications
Weight 1.6-1.8 tons
Length 5 meters
Diameter 610 mm
Warhead 570 kg high explosive, bomblets or high speed penetrator warhead[1]

Operational
range
400 km[2][3]
Flight altitude 150,000 ft
Guidance
system
inertial navigation, GPS and TV terminal

LORA ("Long Range Attack") is a theater quasiballistic missile produced in Israel.

It has a range of 400 kilometres (250 mi) and a CEP of 10 metres (33 ft) when using a combination of GPS and TV for terminal guidance.

It can be ship-launched from inside of a standard Intermodal container[4] as well as land-launched.[5]

In 2018, it has been offered for sale to the Israel Defense Forces, but a decision on purchasing it has not yet been made.[citation needed]

Comparable systems

References

  1. ^ MathovGadi (15 October 2009). "לורה, הסרט בלמס". Retrieved 6 December 2017 – via YouTube. 
  2. ^ "Israel Tests Sea-Launched LORA Missile - Defense Update:". defense-update.com. Retrieved 6 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Chile eyes new shipborne long-range land attack capability - Jane's 360". www.janes.com. Retrieved 6 December 2017. 
  4. ^ Trevithick, Joseph. "Israel Just Launched A Containerized Ballistic Missile From The Deck Of A Ship". thedrive.com. Retrieved 6 December 2017. 
  5. ^ Farquhar, Peter (24 June 2017). "Israel can now hide missile launch systems in shipping containers". Business Insider Australia. Retrieved 18 September 2018. 

External links

  • LORA brochure on IAI website
  • LORA on IAI website
  • LORA on defense-update website
  • LORA on Deagel website
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