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Iran Tests New Missiles in Combat Drills

On July 29, Iranian state media announced the country’s Revolutionary Guard successfully conducted live-fire missile tests. In the exercise, designated “Great Prophet 14,” Iranian forces displayed a variety of ballistic missiles and destroyed mockups of an aircraft carrier and air defense radar with bombs and missiles. According to an IRGC commander, the exercises are expected to...

Iran Unveils New Ballistic Missile

On February 9, Iran unveiled a new tactical ballistic missile designated the Raad-500 (“Thunder”). Iranian state media claims the missile is constructed with lightweight composite materials, weighing half of the preceding Fateh-110 system. The missile is additionally thought to feature a range of 500 km and an accuracy of 30 m CEP.  Related Links: Iran...