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Yemeni Qahir-1 ballistic missile hit Saudi King Khalid airbase

Yemeni forces launched 2 ballistic missile Qahir-1 against King Khalid airbase in Khamees Mishait.

Yemen’s army has reportedly carried out two ballistic missile attacks against a military base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Asir region.

The missiles hit the King Khalid air base in the Saudi city of Khamis Mushait in Asir region on December 2015.


The Qahir-1 ballistic missile has a range of 300 km with a 200 kg warhead.

King Khalid Air Base is an airbase of Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) sited in the south-west of Saudi Arabia, near Khamis Mushait. The airbase, with code KMX, has a 12,400 ft (3,780 m) paved runway without customs facilities. The base was designed and built by United States Army and United States Air Force (USAF) engineers in the 1960s and 70s and has McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle service facilities.

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