The reports.ians have developed an improved model of medium-range rocket Fateh-110. The current model is held by in Lebanon and Israel believes that the advanced model was on its way to the missile units of the organization. The ians have not provided many details about this new rocket model, but experts in Israel said yesterday that ’s rockets and missile industry make constant efforts to improve the directive mechanism,
Fatah-110 warhead is almost double in weight than warheads that armed the Scud missiles fired at Israel during the first Gulf War. These weighed about 300 kg. The length of the rocket is about 8 meters, diameter of 61 cm and overall weighs about three tons.
According to the expert, Fateh-110 is manufactured in two versions. One with “free flight” like that of Insight Note (Members Only)rockets and Katyusha missiles, the second uses inertial guidance, allowing it to hit preselected targets with higher precision.
Missile defense systems such as the hundreds‘ such missiles to . Israel estimates that Iran’s weapons industry analyzed the results of Hezbollah rocket attacks on Israel during the Second Lebanon War and has improved due to several of its products, including the Fatah -110 model rocket.Arrow II or the American Patriot PAC-2 air defense missile from are capable of intercepting rockets such as the Fatah-110 rocket. Future systems such as Rafael’s David’s Sling are currently in development under joint US-Israeli program designed to improve the capability to handle massive attacks by such rockets. Syria was planning to locally produce the Fateh-110 under the designation M-600. In 2010 Israeli sources reported that Syria has transfered ‘
Below: Syrian military video depicting firing of different missiles. The M-600 is shown on the clip starting 00:20.