Iran Announces Fakour Mass-Production

Iran Announces Fakour Mass-Production

On July 23, Iran announced the mass-production of the Fakour, an Iranian air-to-air missile (AAM) likely related to the U.S. AIM-54 Phoenix. Speaking at a ceremony, Defense Minister Brigadier General…

US Sanctions Five Iranians Aiding Houthi Rebels

US Sanctions Five Iranians Aiding Houthi Rebels

On May 22, the U.S. Department of the Treasury “designated five Iranian individuals who have provided ballistic missile-related technical expertise to Yemen’s Huthis, and who have transferred weapons not seen…

Iran Announces Increased Missile Production

Iran Announces Increased Missile Production

On March 7, Iranian Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajjizadeh told Fars News Agency that Iran has significantly increased its missile production. “In the past we had to do a lot…

Iran’s Burgeoning Strategic Forces

Iran’s Burgeoning Strategic Forces

Iran’s missile forces, in tandem with other strategic tools, support a complex national security strategy that both enables the projection of power across the region, and imposes costs on adversaries seeking to directly challenge Iran’s regime.

Israel Strikes Iranian, Syrian Assets

Israel Strikes Iranian, Syrian Assets

On February 10, Israel clashed with Iranian and Syrian military forces in a series of cross-border strikes. The confrontations began when Israel shot down an Iranian drone that had reportedly…

Iran Test Fires Missiles in War Game

Iran Test Fires Missiles in War Game

On January 22-23, Iran test fired several missiles as part of its ongoing war game, codenamed Muhammad Rasulullah-5. On January 22, Iranian forces claimed a successful test launch of their…

UN Report Confirms Houthi Missiles of Iranian Origin

UN Report Confirms Houthi Missiles of Iranian Origin

On January 12, a leaked UN report confirmed that Yemen’s Houthi rebels were using missiles of Iranian origin. The investigating panel writes that they had “identified missile remnants, related military…

US Sanctions Five Iranian Missile Entities

US Sanctions Five Iranian Missile Entities

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned five Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group (SBIG) subordinates: Shahid Kharrazi Industries, Shahid Sanikhani Industries, Shahid Moghaddam…