Chabahar Shuffle

May 13, 2024


Dave Schmerler and Jim Lamson


Arms Control Wonk

Based on Iranian graphics and a recent Tweet by “Ersin,” CNS experts were able to identify the likely site of Iran’s new national space launch base near Chabahar—including a probable assembly building and a possible launch pad—in the extreme southeastern part of the country. Chabahar will be Iran’s third space launch base, after the Defense Ministry’s Imam Khomeini Space Base near Semnan and the IRGC’s Imam Reza Space Base near Shahroud.

Read the full article on the Arms Control Wonk blog website.