The latest news and views about Iran’s missile capabilities
IRGC commander says Iran has developed new long-range cruise missile
The commander of the Aerospace Division of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), announced operationalization of a new long-range cruise missile, that can travel as far as 1,650 kilometers (1,025 miles).
IRGC commander: Iran among missile, drone powers in world
Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh says Iran stands among the world's top countries manufacturing drones and missiles.
US says ‘closely’ monitoring Iran’s missile program
The United States has announced its military “will closely monitor Iran’s development and proliferation of advanced missile and associated technology". It comes after Tehran confirmed it has built a hypersonic ballistic missile.
Iran developed state-of-the-art hypersonic ballistic missiles: Cmdr.
The head of the Aerospace Division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the country has managed to develop cutting-edge hypersonic ballistic missiles, which are capable of penetrating advanced missile interception systems and hit the targets.
IRGC uses Fath-360 missile in drill, with range of 120 km
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has launched a large-scale military exercise in Iran’s northwestern border regions in which it used Fath-360 missile with the range of 120 kilometers.
Top General: Iran’s ballistic missiles keeping US warships away from Persian Gulf
The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States keeps its warships away from the Persian Gulf in southern Iran out of its fear from the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile capabilities.
President Raisi: Iran military power grew despite sanctions
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran has made huge progress in its military sector despite threats, pressures and sanctions by enemies and this has happened due to the high motivation of defensive industries to achieve self-sufficiency.
Iran preparing to launch new satellite into orbit in autumn
A senior Iranian space official says the country has “special plans” for developing telecommunication satellites designed to be placed in high-altitude orbits, and that one of the spacecraft under construction will be launched this autumn.
Tehran rejects G7’s anti-Iran statement as ‘baseless, one-sided’
Tehran has condemned as “baseless, one-sided, and unjust” an anti-Iranian statement issued by the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized states following a summit in Germany.
Iran carries out second launch of home-made satellite carrier
Iran’s defense ministry says the homegrown satellite carrier rocket dubbed Zoljanah has been tested for the second time over the past 16 months.
Iran to unveil missiles with 300-km range in near future
Deputy Commander of Iranian Army Air Defense said missiles with a range of 300 kilometers will be unveiled in the near future. Brigadier General Alireza Elhami added that increasing the missile capability of the army and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is one of the requirements of deterrence power.
Iran says preparing seven satellites for launch into orbit
The Iranian Space Agency says work has been underway to prepare seven more satellites for launch into orbit, as the country doubles efforts to promote its space science and technology.
Iran knowkedge-based companies involved in developing missiles
The Iranian Army’s Spokesman has said Iran’s Heydar 1 and Heydar 2 missiles that are capable of being carried by drones are completely homegrown and have been built by Iranian knowledge-based companies.
Iran unveils drone-fired cruise missile
Iran has unveiled a new cruise missile as part of efforts to beef up its military might amid continued threats against the country.
Iran made missile defense system deployed, now fully operational
The Iranian Army’s Air Defense Force says the domestically-developed Bavar-373 missile defense system has been deployed with the country's air defense forces and is now fully operational.
Iran MP: Government seriously pursing space industry
An Iranian lawmaker says the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi pays special attention to the space industry and is seriously determined to pave the way for further progress in that field.
US imposes sanctions on individual over Iran missiles
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on an Iran-based man and his network of companies under the pretext of helping Tehran obtain materials for its ballistic missile program.
IRGC Navy commander says missiles can evade electronic warfare
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’s Navy says the missiles of the IRGC are capable of evading electronic warfare.
Iran’s Raisi says satellite advancement should continue with greater force
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the recent successful launch of the Iranian military satellite Noor-2 (Light-2) is a manifestation of Iran’s national might that should continue with greater force.
Source: Iran missiles hit gathering of the Zionists in northern Iraq
A source with knowledge of Iran’s missile strike against the Zionists’ base in the Iraqi Kurdistan region in the early hours of Sunday has given more details about the attack that has been claimed by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.
IRGC: Nour 2 satellite in good shape; going into space must for going global
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the newly-launched Nour 2 satellite was orbited without suffering any damage and is now orbiting the earth at an altitude of 500 kilometers.
IRGC Commander: New Iran satellite domestically manufactured
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the reconnaissance satellite it put into orbit on Tuesday was manufactured domestically.
IRGC chief says Iran first Muslim state putting satellite in orbit
Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Slamai says the Islamic Republic of Iran is the first Muslim country to launch a satellite into space.
IRGC places new reconnaissance satellite into orbit
The aerospace force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has successfully placed Iran’s second military satellite into orbit.
Iran Daily: New missile display of power at critical time
The Iranian government’s newspaper “Iran” has described the unveiling of Kheibar Shekan Missile by the armed forces as a display of national power as Vienna talks on the 2015 nuclear agreement reach final and complicated stages.