Iran Displays New Khordad 15 Missile Defense System

Iran Displays New Khordad 15 Missile Defense System

On June 9, the Iranian Defense Ministry showcased its indigenously-developed Khordad 15 air defense system. Paired with the Sayyad-3 surface-to-air missile, the system incorporates a new phased-array radar and can…

US Deploys Carrier Strike Group As Iran Moves SRBMs

US Deploys Carrier Strike Group As Iran Moves SRBMs

The United States deployed the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group and B-52 bombers into the Persian Gulf after intelligence reports showed Iran moving short-range ballistic missiles by boats into the…

Iran Tests Sub-Launched Cruise Missile

Iran Tests Sub-Launched Cruise Missile

On February 24, Iran launched a cruise missile from one of its submarines during annual naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz. According to Iranian media, the missile was launched…

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

On February 5, Iran attempted to launch a satellite from the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan province, ultimately failing to put it into orbit, according to new satellite imagery….

Iran Displays Hoveizeh and Qased 3 Cruise Missiles

Iran Displays Hoveizeh and Qased 3 Cruise Missiles

On January 31, Iran displayed its Qased 3 (“Messenger”) air-launched cruise missile at a military exhibition celebrating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. While details of the missile’s capabilities…

Iran To Increase Air-to-Air Missile Ranges

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…

Iran Conducts MRBM Test, Denies Breach of UN Resolutions

Iran Conducts MRBM Test, Denies Breach of UN Resolutions

On December 1, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a press statement detailing a medium-range ballistic missile test launch conducted by Iran. According to the statement, the missile is “capable…

Iran Tests New Mersad Missile System and Basheer Radar

Iran Tests New Mersad Missile System and Basheer Radar

On November 6, the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) fired new surface-to-air missiles from the indigenously-developed Mersad missile system on the second day of large-scale joint…

Iran Test Fires Sayyed-2 Missiles With Talash Missile System

Iran Test Fires Sayyed-2 Missiles With Talash Missile System

On November 5, the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) fired three Sayyad-2 missiles from the indigenously-developed Talash missile system during large-scale joint military exercises in northern,…

Iran Launches Missile Strike on ISIL in Southeast Syria

Iran Launches Missile Strike on ISIL in Southeast Syria

On October 1, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launched a total of six Zolfaghar and Qiam-1 missiles from its western Kermanshah region on ISIL locations in Syria’s Deir al-Zour province. Iranian…