Iran is now able to manufacture
carbon filament motor cases for solid-fuel missile. The new Raad-500 missile
and a solid-fuel motor called Salman TVC were recently presented in a
The Raad-500 is the successor to the Fateh-110 and its variants and has
a now a carbon filament case.
The Salman TVC motor is of greater interest. According to
my newest analysis, the diameter is 1.00 m.
The simple carbon casing would
be 1.50 m long and the swiveling composite nozzle would be around 0.78
My analysis is based on comparative measurements in images taken from
the video. In this context, the Raad-500 with the determined diameter
of 0.60 m and the trestle of 0.48 m height were the basis.
The Salman TVC motor operate as
the second stage for the new
Qased SLV that successful launched with a military satellite "Noor-1"
on April 22, 2020. This has been confirmed by the Iranian side.