Tuesday , 6 June 2023

Iran Unveils Ballistic Missile

VOA – Iran on Thursday unveiled a new liquid-fueled ballistic missile.

A handout picture provided by Iran's Defense Ministry on May 25, 2023, shows the testing of the fourth generation Khorramshahr ballistic missile, named Khaibar, at an undisclosed location. (AFP photo / HO /Iran Defense Ministry Website)

State media said the missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers with a 1,500-kilogram warhead.

State television showed what it said was a successful test launch of the missile.

Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani said the missile could be readied for launch in a short period of time.

Some information for this report came from The Associated Press, Agence France-Presse and Reuters.