Iran and Missiles - Bigger and Farther

[Ha'aretz] Ze'ev Schiff - Iran has recently achieved significant advances in surface-to-surface missile technologies. In addition to the Shehab-type missiles, which use liquid fuel, Tehran is rapidly developing a new solid-state fuel ballistic missile with a range of approximately 2,000 kilometers. It is also known that Iran acquired 18 BM25 missiles from North Korea that are believed to have a range of 2,500 kilometers or more. Most Iranian missiles are aimed against Israel, but also against targets in the Persian Gulf, including Saudi Arabia, and westward, toward Turkey and beyond.

2006-11-07 01:00:00

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