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Iran Unveils New Multiple Warhead Ballistic Missile

New long-range ballistic missile that Iran’s Defense Ministry has manufactured for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was unveiled in a military parade in Tehran on Friday. The large ballistic missile, named after Iran’s southwestern city of Khorramshahr that bore the brunt of an Iraqi surprise attack in the 1980s, was put on display on […]

South Africa eyes Missile System Sale to Iran: Report

South Africa is seeking to sell surface-to-air missile system to the Islamic Republic of Iran, a report said. According to the report carried by mybroadband website on Saturday, South Africa has applied to the United Nations Security Council to sell missiles worth R1.5 billion ($118 million) to Iran. The report added that this will be […]

Russia to Ship Missile Systems to Iran Within Days

By John Lee. Russia will begin the shipment of the first batch of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems within days, reports The Diplomat. The country has also offered to license-produce the third-generation T-90s main battle tank in Iran, and both countries are said to be close to signing a contract for the co-production of Sukhoi Su-30 […]

Russia ‘Determined’ to Implement Military Deals

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said there is no “serious obstacle” in the way to transfer Russia’s S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran, adding that Moscow is determined to carry out its military deals with Tehran. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting with […]

Video: Iran Fires Ballistic Missiles in New Test

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran said its armed forces had fired two more ballistic missiles on Wednesday as it continued tests in defiance of US warnings.

Iran Launches New Ballistic Missile Tests

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has reportedly launched several ballistic missiles from silos across the country as part of a military exercise. The IRGC said the tests demonstrated the country’s “deterrent power” and “ability to confront any threat“, according to BBC News. In January, the US imposed sanctions targeting Iran’s missile programme in response […]

Will Sanctions Prompt Iran to Boost Missile Program?

By Abbas Qaidaari, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Only one day after the Jan. 16 announcement of the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the US Treasury unveiled new missile-related sanctions on Iran. The reason? Iran’s testing of its medium-range […]

Rouhani Orders More Missiles in Response to New Sanctions

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Rouhani Orders More Missiles in Response to New Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the Defense Ministry to speed up its missile production following reports that the United States will sanction a number of […]

Video: Iran Reveals Underground Missile Bunkers

From PressTV. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. This is the first time Iranian media are allowed there. Military officials say the tunnels are dug some 500 meters into high mountains. The Commander of Aerospace Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps […]