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  1. Iran's Missile Flight Tests

    Private Viewpoints July 1, 2001   Missile Description Missile's Estimated Range Estimated Development Start date Flight Test Notes Mushak-120 / Iran-130 Modified CSS-8 surface-surface missile. Solid propellant. Payload of 500kg 1,300km. 1990, with Ch ...

  2. Iran's Missile Test Reveal Weaknesses of UN Security Council Resolution

    Private Viewpoints February 8, 2017 Iran’s latest missile test on January 29 received a swift response, as warranted. The United Nations Security Council called for an emergency session, and on February 2, the U.S. Treasury imposed new sanctions on person ...

  3. Iran's Missile Test: Getting the Facts Straight on North Korea's Cooperation

    Private Viewpoints February 3, 2017 On January 29, Iran tested a new ballistic missile it dubbed the Khorramshahr, which reportedly flew a distance of about 1,000 kilometers. Little is known about the missile, though some have speculated that it relies on ...

  4. Iran's Missiles: Military Strategy

    Private Viewpoints February 17, 2021 In the 1980s and 1990s, Iran acquired Soviet and North Korean missiles and converted them to make its Shahab-1, Shahab-2 and Shahab-3 missiles. Today, Iran produces its own arsenal of ballistic and cruise missiles. How ...

  5. Iran's Shihab-3 Missile

    Private Viewpoints March 9, 2003   The 1300 Km Shihab (Comet) 3 IRBM achieved operational status with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Air Force in July 2003. It is believed that by now Iran possesses about 20 missiles of this type, which can reach Israel ...

  6. Iran's Space Launch

    ICBM or Space Program Development? Private Viewpoints January 22, 2019 On January 3, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Iran was preparing to launch multiple Space Launch Vehicles (SLV), which he claimed had “virtually (the) same technology as ...

  7. Iran's Space Program Emerges from Dormancy

    The reported failure of the July 27 launch offers little solace to Western observers, since it likely anticipates future attempts as well as the potential for more-advanced technologies Private Viewpoints August 1, 2017 According to a news report citing a ...

  8. Iran- Consequences of a War

    Private Viewpoints February 1, 2006 An air attack on Iran by Israel or U.S. forces would be aimed at setting back Iran’s nuclear program by at least five years. A ground offensive to terminate the regime is not feasible given other commitments in Iraq and ...

  9. Iran: Looking Beyond the Assassination

    Private Viewpoints November 30, 2020 Important as the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh may be, it is only one part of the story. Like the killing of Qassem Soleimani, it has a major political impact and makes it even harder for the United States to neg ...

  10. Iranian Arms Transfers: The Facts

    Private Viewpoints October 30, 2002 Report on the potential threat of Iran to U.S. interests and Iran’s efforts in relation to the modernization of its conventional arms. Iranian Arms Transfers: The Facts Nuclear Missile Chemical Biological Military Antho ...

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