Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

Houthis Strike Saudi Oil Infrastructure

On September 14, the military spokesperson for Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the Khurais oil field and the Abqaiq refinery in eastern Saudi Arabia. While…

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

Hezbollah Fires Missiles at Israeli Forces

On September 2, Hezbollah fighters launched multiple antitank missiles at Israeli forces on the Lebanese border, causing a brief exchange of fire but reportedly no casualties. The attacks came after…

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

Iranian Satellite Launch Fails

On August 29, an Iranian rocket exploded on the launch at the Imam Khomeini Space Center. After satellite imagery indicated a launch failure, an Iranian official anonymously confirmed that an…

Iran Unveils New Cruise Missile

Iran Unveils New Cruise Missile

On August 27, Iran revealed a new cruise missile, named “Mobeen,” at Russia’s MAKS military exhibition. According to state media, the subsonic cruise missile has a range of 450 km…

Iran Test Fires New Missile

Iran Test Fires New Missile

Speaking on August 24, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commander Hossein Salami stated that Iran had successfully “tested a new missile.” While Salami declined to describe the name or type…

Iran Fields New Air Defense System

Iran Fields New Air Defense System

On August 21, Iran officially inducted the Bavar-373 surface-to-air missile system into service. Speaking at the National Day of the Defense Industry ceremony, Iranian officials stated that the weapons system…

Iran Reveals Overhauled Radar

Iran Reveals Overhauled Radar

On August 10, Iran unveiled the Falaq, an indigenously-upgraded surveillance radar with a range of 400 km. According to state media, the system is a domestically overhauled variant of the…

Iran Test Fires Shahab-3 Ballistic Missile

Iran Test Fires Shahab-3 Ballistic Missile

On July 24, Iran test fired a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM), according to a U.S. military official. The launch took place at a southern coastal site in Iran, and…

Iran Downs US Drone

Iran Downs US Drone

On June 20, Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone operating above the Strait of Hormuz. Following the attack, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps alleged that the drone had violated…

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…