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A Qaem missile.

The Qaem (or Ghaem, Persian: موشک ضدبالگرد قائم‎)[1][2] is an Iranian SACLOS beam-riding SHORAD surface-to-air missile. With a range of six kilometers and a maximum altitude of two kilometers, the Qaem is intended for use against UAVs and low flying or stationary helicopters. The Qaem is a development of the Toophan missile, itself an unlicensed copy of the American BGM-71 TOW missile, and entered mass production in 2009.[3][4]


The missiles can be used by Ghods Mohajer UAVs.[5]

The Qaem anti-aircraft missile uses a laser guidance system.[6] Iran also produces a variant, the Qaem-M, which adds a proximity fuse.[7]


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  3. ^ mashreghnews. qaem missile, the Iranian solution to the problem of the US.
  4. ^ farsnewsws. "Storm" in sky and earth.
  5. ^ Binnie, Jeremy (February 7, 2018). "Iran's Mohajer 6 armed UAV goes into production". Jane's Information Group. Video footage was also released showing a Mohajer 6 using a Qaem 1 to accurately hit a target that was floating in the sea, apparently in the Indian Ocean off Konarak.
  6. ^ "Iran says starts production of two new missiles". The Independent. 2010-02-06. Retrieved 2016-10-25.
  7. ^ Лямин, Юрий (20 July 2017). "Иранская экспозиция на МАКС-2017. Часть.1".
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