The latest news and views about Iran’s missile capabilities
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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’s defense ministry says the homegrown satellite carrier rocket dubbed Zoljanah has been tested for the second time over the past 16 months.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’s Navy says the missiles of the IRGC are capable of evading electronic warfare.
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.
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.
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.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the reconnaissance satellite it put into orbit on Tuesday was manufactured domestically.
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.
The aerospace force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has successfully placed Iran’s second military satellite into orbit.
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.
The Iranian military has unveiled a strategic long-range, precision missile with higher maneuverability and reduced launch time