What of kind is Iran's new missile "Khorramshahr"
(it is a changed Hwasong-10 with its R-27 SLBM technology)
 

Norbert Brügge, Germany

Update: 10.02.2019

2019, February 04 -- Successful launch of Khorramshar-2 on display

     

  
   

2019, Febr. 01 -- First look from a close distance of Khorramshahr missile on its erected TEL. Taken at the military exhibition in Teheran. For the first time, are inlets and cable ducts to seen. The engines are covered (one main and two verniers) with a thermal blanket.

 

2017, Sept. 22 -- The new Khorramshahr missile was shown at this day during the military parade for the first time. This missile have a range upto 2000 km, the Iranian military say.
Diameter and propulsion are not called official. The cable duct and the engine are not visible. But it looks as if it is a Hwasong-10 clone variant with its R-27 SLBM technology.


Khorramshahr & Khorramshahr-2

  

   

       
Diameter 1.50 m, length about 13 m, weight 19.5 t
 


   

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This pictures from a video documented probably the launches in July 2016 and January 2017


Two failures of this missile have been reported so far, which shows that the Iranians as also the North Koreans are not able to master this technology safely.

2017, Febr. 02 -- It was reported that on January 29 a rocket launched from the Semnan site. After about 900 kilometers ended the flight catastrophically shortly after separation of the shroud due to a engine malfunction.
Comment: Possibly a further test of the new Khorramshahr missile.

2016, July 11
-- Iran have made on 11 July an attempt to launch the new "ballistic missile", based on North Korean technology. Citing intelligence officials, the test failed shortly after lift-off.
Comment
: Probably a test of the new Khorramshahr missile.



This looks very much like a catastrophic ending