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Simorgh First Launch – an Iranian Success or Failure?

Iran conducted the first launch of the 'Simorgh' last week, Tehran's largest satellite launch vehicle, and what the Pentagon views as a key element of its effort to build long-range missiles. Although Iran has not confirmed the test flight, both US and Russian sources reported the event, but the sources are not in agreement whether it was a success, part success or failure.

Iran fires Ballistic Missiles from Underground Silos

Iran conducted today multiple launches of ballistic missiles from hitherto unknown missile base in central Iran, where missiles are maintained in high readiness in underground silos.

Iran Unveils Underground Bases Supporting IRGC’s Ballistic Missiles

Iran unveiled today one of several underground missile bases where the country's Revolutionary Guards' ballistic missile units are based. Such facilities comprise a network of interconnected tunnels, fitted with concrete paved surfaces enabling rapid and efficient transportation of missiles from storage areas to launch points.

Iran: We supplied ballistic guided rockets to Hezbollah

Iranian and Lebanese sources have recently confirmed that the Iranian backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has received the Iranian Fateh-110 guided ballistic missiles, and inducted the weapon into its missile arsenal. With a range of 250-350 km the new missile can hit targets provides the group with a capability to hit any target in Israel up to the northern Negev.

Satellite imagery indicates progress in North Korean KN08 ballistic missile

Recent commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is conducting a number of significant activities at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station (“Tongchang-ri”) related to...

North Korea Likely To Postpone Rocket Launch

North’s rocket launch scheduled to take place sometime between 10 and 22 December is likely to be postponed, according to official announcement from Pyongyang. Analysts are speculating that the delay may be a combination of foul weather and technical malfunctions. Others consider Pyongyang may be bending under intense international condemnation and the threat of impending UN sanctions...

Facing a Growing Missile Threat, Israel revamps Air defense Command

Facing a growing threat of ballistic missiles and rockets capable of hitting any point in the country from distances of four, up to 2,000km,...

Israel Tested a New ballistic Missile

Israel has conducted a ballistic missile test from the Palmachim Air & Space test center. Israel’s Ministry of Defense confirmed the test was successful, indicating that the purpose of the launch was the testing of a new advanced propulsion system. Local reports published in the Israeli media indicated the propulsion system employed multiple stages, with limited maneuvering performed at the ascent phase.

Second Successful Launch of the Indian Shourya Ballistic Missile

India has tested the Shourya nuclear-capable surface/surface missile, at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off Orissa coast, about 15 km from Balasore. The missile can carry a warhead weighing one ton, a weight sufficient for a nuclear device. However, its massive warhead combined with relatively high accuracy of less than 30 meters (aided GPS) make the Shourya effective for conventional attack of high value targets. Shourya is scheduled to enter service in 2013.

Next Generation AEGIS Missile – Introducing SM-3 IIB

Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are competing on the technology development phase of the next generation Standard Missile-3 Block IIB (SM-3 IIB) ballistic...

Distributed Aperture System Tracks Ballistic Missiles from 1,300 km Away

Manned and unmanned aircraft equipped with omni-directional 'Distributed Aperture System' (DAS) imaging infrared systems could be used effectively to provide early warning on missile...

India Unveils Shaurya – Submarine Launched Missile

One of the new weapon systems on show was the Shaurya missile – a submarine-launched medium-range ballistic missile, capable of carrying one ton of...

Iranian Displays Advanced Ballistic Missiles, Air Defense Systems & Anti-Ship Missiles...

Above: the Iranians displayed the Ghadr-I Ballistic missile at the Army Day Parade 2010. This missile is capable of hitting targets at a range...

India Test Fires the AGNI-3 Strategic Ballistic Missile

The fourth flight of the Indian long range missile AGNI-3 with a range capability of 3,500 km was tested successfully by Defence Research and...