Jericho II  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Jericho 2
Origin: Israel
Corporations: Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI)
Parent System: Jericho
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1971
Total Production: 100
Family Members: Jericho I and Jericho III
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Description: The Jericho II is an improved variant of Jericho ballistic missile featuring greater range and payload. It was developed by Israel during the 1980s and deployed in the early 1990s featuring solid propellant and two stages. With a range of approximately 1,500 kilometers and a payload of 1,000 kg Jericho 2 can take out the majority of Arab capitals surrounding Israel. It can be launched from either underground silos or mobile platforms. The Jericho 2 ballistic missile was also used as the basis for the Shavit space launch vehicle.

Jericho II Applications

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Jericho II Specifications

Number of Stages: 2
Number of Warheads: 1
Diameter: 1.56 meter (61 inch)
Length: 14 meter (551 inch)
Max Range: 1,500 kilometer (810 nautical mile)
Warhead: 1,000 kilogram (2,205 pound)
Weight: 26,000 kilogram (57,319 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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