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India Test Fires Agni-5 ICBM and Four SAMs

On December 10, India test launched its Agni-5 nuclear-capable ICBM off the Odisha coast. Indian defense sources said this was India’s seventh successful trial of the Agni-5, which was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command and Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) scientists. During the test, the missile’s navigation and guidance systems “guided the missile...

Iran To Increase Air-to-Air Missile Ranges

On December 4, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, commander of the Iranian Air Force, announced the country’s plans to increase the range of its air-to-air missiles and ammunition. In his interview with Iran’s Fars News Agency, General Nasirzadeh specified that Iran is “after Beyond-Visual-Range (BVR) missiles and ammunition” and that it intends to develop long-range, smart...