Posts Tagged ‘Iranian missiles’

Britain to send Daring destroyer to Persian Gulf

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

Britain is sending another warship to the Persian Gulf as tension keeps rising over Iran’s threats to block the Strait of Hormouz, the world’s main oil transport channel. Read more…

Iran to retaliate if US aircraft-carrier is back to Gulf

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Comments off

Iran will resort to retaliatory measures if the US aircraft-carrier that’s recently left the area of Iran’s war games is back to the Persian Gulf. This came in a statement by General Ataollah Salehi.

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The Iranian Navy, which was holding a military exercise off the country’s southern coast, spotted a US aircraft-carrier a short distance away last Thursday. Read more…

Iran cannot manufacture long-range missiles – Russian official

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Comments off

Iran lacks technologies to manufacture intercontinental ballistic missiles, an official of the Russian Defence Ministry, Colonel Vadim Koval, said in a comment on yesterday’s short- and medium-range missile launches by Iran. Read more…

Iran tests three missiles as its naval drills come to an end

Monday, January 2, 2012 Comments off

An Iranian navy warship test fires a new long range missile (Mehrab) during the Iranian navy military exercise on the Sea of Oman, near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran, 01 January 2012. Photo: EPA    

Iran has test-fired its three missiles during the last day of the Velayat-90 naval drill in the Gulf.

Three missiles called ‘Qader’, ‘Nour’ and ‘Nasr’ successfully destroyed the targets, the deputy navy Commander Mahmoud Mousavi said. ‘Nour’ and ‘Qader’ have a range of 200 km, while ‘Nasr’ is described as a small-range Read more…

Iran tests new missile in a show of defiance

Monday, January 2, 2012 Comments off

Iran has tested a new air defense missile system near the Strait of Hormuz during massive military exercises.

Iran on Sunday launched a surface-to-air missile, which it says had been developed using its own technology. Read more…

Iran test-fires medium-range missile

Sunday, January 1, 2012 Comments off

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Iran has successfully test-fired an intermediate range missile during its naval exercise in the Gulf, Agency France Presse reported Sunday referring to Iranian media. Read more…