Library Documents on Iran's Missile Program

December 3, 2004
Below please find new information on the clandestine missile projects of the Iranian regime which has been obtained by the sources of the National Council of Resistance of Iran from inside Iran. They include the Ghadr (Powerful) Missile Program, Shahab-4 Missile Program, Zelzal (Tremor Shock) Missile Program and Nuclear and chemical warhead...
November 1, 2004
The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) hereby submits this report in response to a congressionally directed action in Section 721 of the FY 1997 Intelligence Authorization Act, which states: (a) Reports The Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to Congress an annual report on - (1) The acquisition by foreign countries during the...
October 25, 2004
Iran test fires latest version of its shihab-3 ballistic missile Iran recently flight-tested an upgraded version of its Shihab-3 ballistic missile, which is capable of striking Israel, U.S. bases in the Middle East and parts of Europe. Iranian Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani announced the test, saying: "We tested the range, the destructive capacity...
October 20, 2004
The Defense Ministry successfully test fired the latest prototype of shahab 3 missile, Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said on Wednesday. The `defense shield` proved stronger in terms of destruction and precision in guided targets, the minister told reporters after the cabinet meeting.
October 18, 2004
At a meeting next month, the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will have its sixth chance in two years to act against Iran's illicit nuclear program by referring Iran to the U.N. Security Council, where sanctions could be applied to help stop Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Iran has refused to cooperate fully with inspectors...
October 15, 2004
Iran brags that it has the most crucial technologies for a nuclear bomb. It is known to be deploying long-range missiles that would be militarily useless unless equipped with a nuclear warhead. And it has insisted that it will continue to enrich uranium in defiance of a request by the United Nations to stop.
October 13, 2004
  Iran announced a space program as early as 1998. The recent Shihab 3 test and new Iranian statements herald a forthcoming launch of a small technological satellite by a Shihab 3 based space launcher. If successful, this will be an epochal event: Iran's power projection will leap from regional to global ranges. Like Sputink, Iran's first...
October 5, 2004
Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani announced here Tuesday that Iran has now missiles with a range of 2,000 kilometers, saying there are 'next stages' to the capability. "Today, we have the capability of launching missiles with a range of 2,000 kilometers and those familiar with this type of technology know that whoever has this capability...
October 5, 2004
Quite regularly there are news items in the press about new missile developments in Iran. In fact, some of the listings of these weapons enumerate myriads of projects but with scant information about their characteristics, capabilities and performance. Furthermore, the exotic names and numbers tend only to confuse the reader, particularly as some...
September 24, 2004
  Iran's new Baby Bottle Shihab shares family looks with vintage Soviet ballistic missiles, hinting at Russian expertise behind its design. This new Shihab has an increased range of nearly 1500 Km, and might be the long anticipated Shihab 4.  

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