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  1. Ahmadinejad Opens First Space Monitoring and Surveillance Center

    June 13, 2013 Iran's President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, inaugurated Iran's first space monitoring and surveillance center. The center is designed for the detection, surveillance, and observation of objects in orbit, and is equipped with radar, elec ...

  2. Pentagon: North Korea Continues Arms Sales to Myanmar, Iran, Syria

    May 3, 2013 Lee Chi-dong A Pentagon report stated that North Korea continues to supply arms to Myanmar, Iran, and Syria, effectively bypassing U.N. and U.S. sanctions. North Korea employed a worldwide network to facilitate arms transfers that involved bal ...

  3. Pentagon: Iran Expands Use of Proxies

    May 2, 2013 Bill Gertz According to a classified Defense Intelligence Agency report, Iran is expanding its security agreements with countries in Latin America and Africa and its use of surrogates, including Lebanese Hezbollah, Iraqi Shia groups, and the T ...

  4. Iranian Army Test Fires 2 New Missiles

    March 14, 2013 The Iranian Army test-fired the Naze'at-10 and the Fajr-5 during military exercises.  The Fajr-5 is an artillery rocket with a range of 75 km.  The Naze'at-10 is a medium range ballistic missile. Fars News Agency ...

  5. Report of Iran Monkey Launch Prompts Concern over Missiles

    January 29, 2013 Megan Gannon, NBC News Iran's space agency launched a monkey into space using the Kavoshgar-5 rocket, according to Iranian media reports. NBC News ...

  6. Iran Importing Missile-Grade Ore from Germany, France

    July 2, 2013 Maytall Angel and Jonathan Saul Iran, exploiting a gap in European Union sanctions, is importing high grade alumina ore from several European countries. Between January 2012 and March 2013, Iran purchased around 4,000 metric tons of alumina, ...

  7. Second Iranian Space-Launch Center Revealed

    August 7, 2013 Joseph S. Bermudez and Jeremy Binnie Iran has developed a new space launch facility 40 km southeast of the city of Shahrud, according to satellite imagery.  The new site has a larger launch pad than the existing Semnan space center, and is ...

  8. Briton in Missiles-to-Iran Case Pleads Guilty

    November 1, 2012 Juan Carols Llorca Christopher Tappin, a British businessman,  pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to illegally exporting batteries for Hawk surface-to-air missiles to Iran.  Tappin was indicted in 2007 on charges of conspiracy to illegally ex ...

  9. Nationwide Parades Mark Sacred Defense

    September 22, 2013 Iran displayed its 2,000 km range Shahab-3 ballistic missile, as well as its Sejil and Ghadr missiles, in a military parade marking the start of Sacred Defense Week. The solid-fuel Sejil missile has two stages and a greater range than t ...

  10. Iranian ICBM Threat to United States a Distant Prospect, Think Tank Says

    November 14, 2013 Iran is highly unlikely to be able to deploy an operational intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) within the next decade, according to a report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). To build an ICBM, Iran could ...

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