Yemen: On the first anniversary of death of Saleh Ali al–Sammad, 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.
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.
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.