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IRBM and MRBM missiles.

A medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) is a type of ballistic missile with medium range, this last classification depending on the standards of certain organizations. Within the U.S. Department of Defense, a medium range missile is defined by having a maximum range of between 1,000 and 3,000 km.[1] In modern terminology, MRBMs are part of the wider grouping of theatre ballistic missiles, which includes any ballistic missile with a range of less than 3,500 km.

Specific MRBMs

  • Ghauri-I (1,200 km) (Pakistan) Pakistan
  • Ghauri-II (1,800 km) (Pakistan) Pakistan
  • Shaheen-II (2,500 km) (Pakistan) Pakistan

See also


  1. National Air and Space Intelligence Center (March 2006). "Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat". United States Air Force. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 

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