Yemen .. Houthi rebels unveil new deadly missile

Yemen: On the first anniversary of death of Saleh Ali alSammad, chairman of the Houthis, the rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) unveiled a new guided version of its short range ballistic missile Badr giving it the name of Badr-F.

The group released a presentation of the new missile Badr-F saying it was developed from the Russian OTR-21 Tochka ballistic missile with a range of more than 160 km and 3 meter accuracy.

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The presentation also included footage and pictures of what was said to be Badr-F missiles being launched against the Saudi coalition forces in unnamed locations across Yemen.

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The new missile Badr-F specifications listed as below:

– Range: 160 km

– Explodes 20 meter above the target

-Blast radius:  350 meter of shrapnel

– Shrapnel amount: 14,000 pieces

The Houthis have repeatedly used ballistic missiles mostly Badr-P1 against Saudi Arabia and the Saudi coalition forces across Yemen, although the level of damage caused by these attacks remains unclear.

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