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  1. Iran Launches 'Cruise Missile Capable' Submarine

    February 17, 2019 Iran launched a new submarine, called the Fateh, at a ceremony in the port city of Bandar Abbas. The 600-tonne, semi-heavy submarine is equipped with cruise missiles, torpedoes, and naval mines, and can operate more than 200 meters below ...

  2. To Target Israel, Iran's 'Suitcase' GPS Kits Turn Hezbollah Rockets Into Guided Missiles

    February 21, 2019 Neri Zilber Iran is refitting thousands of unguided rockets in Syria and Lebanon with Global Positioning System (GPS) components in order to increase their precision, according to Israeli military officers. These GPS kits are the size of ...

  3. Satellites Indicate New Missile Factory in Syria

    March 13, 2019 Itai Blumenthal An analysis of satellite imagery by Israeli intelligence firm ISI appears to show the construction of a missile factory in Safita, Syria. The images show a secured site with a fence, vehicles, three hangars, and a new water ...

  4. UN Investigating Suspected North Korean Arms Dealers in Iran

    March 12, 2019 Dan De Luce The United Nations is investigating whether two North Korean missile and arms firms, KOMID and Green Pine, are operating in Iran in violation of U.N. sanctions. The heads of both companies recently travelled to Iran, according t ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Iran Sought in 2018 Weapons Proliferation Technology for Its Nuclear Program

    June 30, 2019 Benjamin Weinthal The Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Germany's national intelligence agency, noted in an annual report on Germany's national security that Iran made fewer attempts to aquire materials t ...

  7. AP Sources: US Struck Iranian Military Computers This Week

    June 23, 2019 Tami Abdollah The United States launched a cyberattack against Iranian military computer systems under the command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strike temporarily disabled computer systems which control Iran’s missile ...

  8. In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says

    July 25, 2019 Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger Iran tested a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, which flew approximately 1,200 miles within Iran’s borders before landing east of Tehran. U.S. intelligence officials were monitoring the test site, whic ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Iran Unveils ‘Upgraded’ Missile Defense System with ‘High Capabilities’

    August 22, 2019 Iran unveiled what it described as a new domestically built long-range surface-to-air missile defense system. Iranian state media called the mobile Bavar-373 system, which was unveiled at a ceremony on Iran’s National Defense Industry Day, ...

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