Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Iranian missile may be able to hit U.S. by 2015

From Reuters:
Iran may be able to build a missile capable of striking the United States by 2015, according to an unclassified Defense Department report on Iran's military sent to Congress and released on Monday.

"With sufficient foreign assistance, Iran could probably develop and test an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the United States by 2015," said the April report...
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a ballistic missile with a long range typically designed for nuclear weapons delivery. - Source - Wikipedia
[Additionally], the [Defense Dept.] report cited recently uncovered caches of weapons that Iran's Qods Force gave to Afghan militants. They contained "large amounts of Iranian-manufactured weapons," including 107 mm rockets.

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