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Jericho II
Part of Jericho Family
Israeli intermediate range ballistic missile. Tactical ballistic missile. Probably corresponds to first two stages of Shavit launch vehicle.

AKA: Jericho 2. Status: Active. First Launch: 1987-05-01. Last Launch: 2001-06-27. Number: 5 . Thrust: 610.00 kN (137,130 lbf). Gross mass: 22,000 kg (48,000 lb). Height: 12.59 m (41.31 ft). Diameter: 1.71 m (5.60 ft). Span: 2.50 m (8.20 ft). Location: Be'er Yaakov, Israel. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

Maximum range: 1,450 km (900 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1990.



Family: IRBM. Country: Israel. Launch Sites: Palmachim. Stages: Jericho II engine. Agency: IAI.

1987 May 1 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho II.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1988 January 1 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho II.
  • Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1989 September 14 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho II.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1994 September 15 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho II. FAILURE: Failure.
  • 'Ofeq? - . Nation: Israel. Agency: ISA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2001 June 27 - . Launch Site: Palmachim. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho II.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).


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