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  1. Iran Space Launch Fails To Put Payloads Into Orbit

    December 31, 2021 An Iranian defense ministry spokesperson confirmed that a rocket launched on December 30 failed to deliver its three satellite payloads into orbit. The Simorgh space launch vehicle had not reached the speed necessary to enter orbit. The ...

  2. Iran Space Satellite Launch Fails

    January 15, 2019 Iran's launch of the domestically built Payam satellite into space failed, after technical problems occurred during the final stage of the launch. The first and second stages of the launch were successful but the Simorgh satellite ca ...

  3. Iran Starts Mass Production of Drones Equipped with Smart Bombs

    February 5, 2018 Iran inaugurated a production line for the Mohajer 6 tactical drone, which will be delivered to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Ground Forces. The Mohajer 6 is capable of carrying high-precision smart bombs and is equipped w ...

  4. Iran Starts Mass Production of Home-Made Qadir Cruise Missiles

    March 14, 2015 Iran began mass production of the Qadir cruise missile on March 14, during a ceremony attended by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan.  According to Iranian defense officials, the Qadir has a range of 300 km and can be ...

  5. Iran Successfully Test-Fires Ghadr Missiles

    March 9, 2016 The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) concluded two days of large-scale missile exercises with the test-firing of two Ghadr-H ballistic missiles on March 9.  The missiles were launched from the Eastern Alborz Mountains in Iran at targ ...

  6. Iran Successfully Tests S-300 Missile System

    March 4, 2017 During a military drill dubbed Damavan, Iran's Air Defense conducted a successful test of the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system. Iran purchased the system from Russia and took delivery of the missiles in July 2016. The contract was spe ...

  7. Iran Tested Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile: German Newspaper

    February 2, 2017 Andrea Shalal and Parisa Hafzei According to German newspaper Die Welt, Iran tested the nuclear-capable Sumar cruise missile. The missile traveled approximately 600 kilometers in its first known successful test and may have a range of up ...

  8. Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea

    May 15, 2019 Julian E. Barnes, Eric Schmitt, Nicholas Fandos, and Edward Wong The White House expressed concern about a potential Iranian attack after American intelligence agencies observed the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) stocking boats in t ...

  9. Iran Unveils Long-Range Missile As Vienna Nuclear Talks Resume

    February 9, 2022 Parisa Hafezi On February 9, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new ballistic missile with a claimed range of 1,450 kilometers. According to Iranian state media, the "Kheibar Shekan" missile uses a solid-fue ...

  10. Iran Unveils Precision-Guided Missiles

    August 7, 2019 Anna Ahronheim Iran unveiled three new precision-guided air-to-air missiles which were developed by the Iranian Defense Ministry and Iran Electronics Industries (IEI): the Yasin, the Balaban, and an updated variant of the Qaem. The Yasin is ...

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