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Ghauri


Pakistani intermediate range ballistic missile. Derivative of North Korean Nodong. First fired April, 1998. Payload is about 700 kg. Managed by A Q Khan Research Laboratories.

Success Rate: 100.00%. Launch data is: continuing. Standard warhead: 700 kg (1,540 lb). Maximum range: 1,200 km (700 mi). Boost Propulsion: Storable liquid rocket.

AKA: Hatf 5.
Status: Active.
Gross mass: 14,500 kg (31,900 lb).
Payload: 700 kg (1,540 lb).
Height: 14.82 m (48.61 ft).
Diameter: 1.19 m (3.90 ft).
Thrust: 255.00 kN (57,326 lbf).
Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).
First Launch: 1998.04.06.
Last Launch: 2006.11.16.
Number: 7 .

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Associated Countries
See also
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Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Tilla Military testing range, known to have been used for 7 launches from 1998 to 2006, reaching up to 150 kilometers altitude. More...

Associated Stages
  • Ghauri Nitric acid/UDMH rocket stage. 255.00 kN (57,326 lbf) thrust. Mass 16,000 kg (35,274 lb). More...

Ghauri Chronology


1998 April 6 - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1999 April 14 - . 05:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri. LV Configuration: Ghauri Ghauri-2/Hatf-6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2002 May 25 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri. LV Configuration: Ghauri Ghauri II.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2004 May 29 - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri.
  • Ghauri test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2004 June 4 - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2004 October 12 - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri.
  • Ghauri test - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2006 November 16 - . Launch Site: Tilla. Launch Vehicle: Ghauri. LV Configuration: Ghauri Haft-5.
  • Ghauri test launch - . Nation: Pakistan. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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