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Qassam Technical Information

Due to the varying nature of available unclassified data, the numbers listed below represent the closest approximation of the listed rockets’ maximum capabilities. Additionally, please note that spelling can differ greatly in Arabic words. The names used for these rockets are the most common. Alternative spellings are also listed.

Qassam Rocket (Hamas)

  Qassam I Qassam II Qassam III Qassam IV
Weight 77lbs 88lbs 110 lbs 110lbs
Diameter 4.5in 4.5in 4.5in 4.5 in
Length 6 feet 6 feet 8 feet 8.5 feet
Maximum Range 1.86 miles 4.35 miles 6.21 miles 9 miles
Weight of Warhead 17.6 lbs 8.8 lbs 17.6 lbs 22lbs

(Also known as Qasam, Kassam and Kasam)

Quds Rocket (PIJ)

Class Weight Length Diameter Range Warhead Weight
A Quds 2 51.7 lbs 5 feet 3.5 inches 3.72 miles 17.6 lbs
B Quds 2 73.7 lbs 3.6 feet 4.5 inches 4.35 miles 17.6 lbs
A Quds 3 77.0 lbs 4.25 feed 4.0 inches 5.28 miles 15.4 lbs
B Quds 3 92.4 lbs 6.5 feet 5.0 inches 5.6 miles 17.6 lbs

(Also known as Qods, Kuds, and Kods)

Nasser Rocket (Fatah)

  Long Nasser 3 Short Nasser 3 Nasser 4
Weight 66 lbs 55 lbs 88 lbs
Length 5.25 feet 4 feet 6 feet
Diameter 3.5 in 3.5 in 4.5 in
Range 5.6 miles 3.75 miles 5.6 miles
Warhead Weight 22 lbs 22 lbs 22 lbs

(Also known as Nasir and Nassir rockets)

Technical Range of all Types of Rockets:

Organization Rocket Models and Max. Ranges
Hamas

Qassam I - 1.86 miles

Qassam II – 4.35 miles

Qassam III – 6.21 miles

Qassam IV – 9 miles

PIJ

Class A Quds 2 - 3.72 miles

Class B Quds 2 - 4.35 miles

Class A Quds 3 - 5.28 miles

Class B Quds 3 - 5.6 miles

PRC

Short Nasser 3 - 3.77 miles

Long Nasser 3 - 5.6 miles

Nasser 4 - 5.6 miles

Fatah

Al-Aqsa - 4.34 miles

Al-Yasser - 9.32 miles

PFLP Sumud - 4.3 miles
All Groups Grad Rockets- 12 miles. Fired infrequently due to lack of availability.

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