Short-range ballistic missile
A short -range missile is a ballistic military missile, whose range lies below those of medium-range missiles.
In the INF Treaty (Article II, paragraph 6) 1987 short-range missiles were defined as those missiles whose range is 500 km to 1,000 km. Internationally, these rockets are classified as shorter -range ballistic missile ( SRBM ) and tipped with nuclear warheads missiles Short - Range Nuclear Forces ( SNF). Since 1996 is called missiles with a range of 150 to 800 km, short-range missiles.
Missiles with shorter range, which can be used on the battlefield are also referred to as battlefield short-range ballistic missiles ( BSRBM ). These include the Russian SS -21 missiles, the Pakistani Nasr missiles or the U.S. MLRS system.
The best known today ready to use short-range missiles ( SRBM ) are:
- SS-1 Scud ( the world, including Egypt, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria)
- Hwasong 5, Hwasong 6 (North Korea)
- CSS -6, DongFeng 11 (CSS -7), CSS -8 (PR China)
- SS -23 Spider, Iskander (SS -26 Stone), (Russia)
- ATACMS, (USA)
- Prithvi -1, Prithvi -2, Prithvi -3, Prahaar (India)
- Hatf -2 ( Abdali ) Hatf 3 ( Ghaznavi ), Hatf -4 ( Shaheen 1), ( Pakistan)
- Shahab -1, Shahab -2, Zelzal -3, Fateh -110 ( Mershad, Zelzal -2) ( Iran)
- M -600 (based Fateh -110 ) ( Syria)