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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. President Congratulates Successful Launch Of Faragan Explorer To Space

    December 14, 2013 Iran successfully launched and returned a monkey into space for the second time aboard the "Pazhuhesh" explorer. The liquid-fueled rocket traveled 120 km into space as scientists tracked the vehicle's gas combination and r ...

  8. Iran Rolls Out Another Medium-Range SAM

    November 11, 2013 Jeremy Binnie Iran displayed a new medium-range surface-to-air  missile (SAM), the Sayyad-2, that will soon enter production. According to Jane’s Defense Weekly, the Sayyad-2 uses the airframe of the American RIM-66 (SM-1) naval SAM and ...

  9. Iran Announces New Missile Tests

    Iran announced that it tested a new ballistic missile known as the "Barani." This missile is equipped with submunition payloads to better evade enemy missile defense systems and attack multiple targets simultaneously. Iran also displayed its new ...

  10. Germany Arrests Man on Iran Smuggling Charges

    German authorities arrested a German-Iranian man, Dr. Ali Reza B., on charges of providing Iran with components for its missile program. The equipment, worth nearly $315,000, included dual-use items such as vacuum pumps and valves. The parts were allegedly ...

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