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  1. Iran Shows Submarine-Launched Missile

    February 27, 2019 Jeremy Binnie The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) launched an anti-ship missile from a Ghadir-class submarine during ‘Velayet 97’ naval exercises in the Persian Gulf. According to Iranian officials, the missile was developed as part ...

  2. Iran Shows off Underground Drone Base, but Not Its Location, State Media Report

    May 28, 2022 On May 28, Iranian state media reported that Iran's regular army maintains a drone base several hundred meters underground in the Zagros Mountains in the vicinity of Kermanshah. The 100 drones reportedly kept there include the Ababil-5 m ...

  3. Iran Showcases Domestically Manufactured Industrial Parts at Defense Exhibition

    September 4, 2020 Orkhan Jalilov Iran's defense ministry showcased ground combat equipment and components for helicopters, communication and radar systems, and the aerospace, aviation, and marine industries at an exhibition in Tehran. Iranian Defense ...

  4. Iran Sent Hezbollah Advanced Weapons to Turn Rockets into Precision Missiles

    October 19, 2018 Lucas Tomlinson and Jennifer Griffin Western intelligence sources believe that Iran has increased its weapons shipments to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Flight data indicates that Iran is using Fars Air Qeshm airline to transport weapons componen ...

  5. Iran Says It Launched a Military Satellite Into Orbit

    April 22, 2020 The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced that it placed Iran’s first military satellite, called “Noor,” into orbit. According to the IRGC, the three-stage rocket used for the launch, called "Ghased," uses both solid ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Iran Revolutionary Guards Unveil 'New Ballistic Missile'

    February 7, 2019 Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile called the Dezful. According to IRGC aerospace commander Brigadier General Amirali Hajizadeh, this missile has a range of 1,000 kilometers ...

  8. Iran Receives Missiles of S­-300 Air Defense System

    July 18, 2016 Russia has delivered the first shipment of missiles for the S-300 air defense system to Iran.  The missiles indicate that Russia is selling Iran the advanced S-300 PMU2 version.  Iran displayed parts of this system during a military parade i ...

  9. Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology

    May 23, 2018 Max Fisher Satellite imagery has reportedly revealed a secret, active facility in Iran dedicated to advanced rocket engines and rocket fuel. Analysis of this imagery by researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies suggests ...

  10. Iran Prepared Missile Factory for Lebanese Hezbollah

    March 13, 2017 In an article in al-Jarida daily, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander claims that Iran has established numerous arms factories in Lebanon. These factories reportedly produce various types of missiles, armed drones, and fas ...

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