Iran successfully launches long-range ballistic missiles

By | November 2, 2006

Iran successfully launches long-range ballistic missiles

Iran has successfully launched several dozen long-range ballistic missiles during large-scale military exercises that began Thursday, an Iranian television station reported.The exercises are taking place November 2-12 in southern Iran, and involve ground units, the Air Force, Navy and Basij (militia) forces.

The television station said the first day of the exercises was notable for the successful launch of Shahab-2, Shahab-3 long-range ballistic missiles, as well as of Scud-B, Fateh-110 and other missiles. It added that Iranian specialists had designed all of the missiles. … The Shahab-3 is a modernized version of North Korea’s No-Dong ballistic missile, and reportedly has a range of up to 1,500 kilometers (about 950 miles). It can carry a 1,000- kilogram (2,200 pound) payload. – rian

Oh who cares about Iran’s possibly nuclear missiles. Let’s talk about things that matter…. like.. I heard from my radio that John Kerry INSULTED the troops! (by mistake) That’s all anyone should be talking about for the next 100 years.

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