Israeli TV shows first images of Iranian missile that can reach 'far beyond Europe'
As Iran allegedly negotiates an agreement with the P 5+1 with respect to its nuclear program, Israel's Channel 2 showed a satellite image (above) in which a new Iranian missile 'that can reach far beyond Europe
' is shown.
Iran has built a 27-meter-long missile, capable of delivering a
warhead “far beyond Europe,” and placed it on a launch pad at a site
close to Tehran, an Israeli television report said Wednesday, showing
what it said were the first satellite images of the missile ever seen in
It stressed that the missile could be used to launch spacecraft or satellites, but also to carry warheads.
The Channel 2 news report showed satellite imagery documenting what
it said was Iran’s “very rapid progress” on long-range missile
It showed one photograph of a site near Tehran, which it said the
West had known about for two years, where Iran was working on engines
for its long-range missiles.
It then showed a satellite photograph of a second site, nearby, which
featured a launch pad, with the 27-meter missile on it — an Iranian
missile “never seen before” by the West.
The missile is capable of taking a manned spacecraft or satellite into space, the TV report said.
It is also capable of carrying a conventional or non-conventional warhead “far beyond Europe,” the report added.
Another weapon whose development is not restricted by the JPOA? What could go wrong?
Labels: intercontinental ballistic missiles, Iranian nuclear threat, P 5+1