Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2013
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Talaash
Origin: Iran
Parent System: Talash
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): November 2013
Total Production: ?
Family Members: Talash 3
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Description: The Talash, 'Struggle' in English, medium-range air defense system has been developed by the Islamic Republic of Iran to shoot down airborne targets flying at high altitudes under its domestic weapons program started in 1992 as a response to the United States arms embargo. This air defense is equipped with the precision-guided, vertically launched Sayyad-2 medium-range surface-to-air missile (SAM). The combination Talash missile system and Sayyad 2 missile is intended to counter helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), cruise missiles and high-speed and highly maneuverable fixed-wing aircraft. The missile system itself may be a key element to prevent a potential US and/or allied air strike. The existence of Talash and Sayyad 2 was confirmed by the Islamic Republic of Iran in November 2013. The first live fire tests of the Talash air defense system were conducted prior the November 2013 announcement.

The Talash air defense system utilizing the Mach 4 Sayyad 2 missiles can intercept supersonic airborne targets flying up to 20,000 to 30,000 meters of altitude and at ranges between 50 to 80 kilometers.

Talash Specifications

Target's Max Altitude: 30,000 meter (98,425 foot)
Weapon Max Range: 80,000 meter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
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Talash News

There are 2 news between
9 Nov 2013 and 5 Jan 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017Iran Test Fires Upgraded Domestic Talash Air Defense System
Saturday, November 9, 2013Iran Unveils Talash/Sayyad 2 Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile System

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