Israel Says Iran Continues Ballistic Missile Launches

(Jane's Defence Weekly-UK) Jeremy Binnie - Iran launched seven ballistic missiles between December 2018 and February 2019, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told the Security Council in a letter released on June 5. In December Iran launched a Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM), said to have a range of 2,000 km. with a 1,800 kg. warhead. The other missiles included three Zolfaghars (the longest-range version of Iran's Fateh-110 tactical ballistic missile), a Qiam (Iran's significantly improved derivative of the R-17 Scud), a Shahab-3 MRBM, and a Scud variant.

2019-06-06 00:00:00

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