Iran Announces Successful Test Launch of Ballistic Missile

October 11, 2015

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Fars News Agency

Iran’s Defense Ministry announced the successful test of a new ballistic missile on October 11.  According to Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan, the new missile, called the Emad, is an Iranian designed missile with precision-strike capabilities.  In his statement, Dehqan singled out the contributions of the scientists and experts of the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) of the Defense Ministry.