Thursday, February 22, 2024

Azerbaijan showed the recently acquired LORA artillery weapon system

Azerbaijan showed its recently acquired LORA artillery weapon system during a visited of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev at a new military unit of the Missile Troops of the Ministry of Defence. 

According to the Azeri Defence, Azerbaijan has accepted LORA (LOng Range Attack) operational-tactical missile complex that was produced by Israel Aerospace Industries, into the armament.

LORA is an artillery weapon system, which consists of a long-range tactical ground-to-ground missile developed by IAI’s MALAM division. It is intended for strike scenarios with a range of up to 430 km and precision of 10 meters or better. The LORA missile weighs approximately 1,600 kg.


The high explosive warhead can be delivered with significant accuracy, with a circular error probable (CEP) of 10 m across the effective range.

The missile can be launched within minutes from unprepared positions. Any target whose location is known within the range of the missile can be attacked within less than 10 minutes from the launch decision.

The LORA uses a shaped trajectory flight mode. LORA can be stored in a sealed canister with shelf life of seven years before maintenance is required.

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