Iran Test Fires New Precision-Guided Ballistic Missile: State TV

October 11, 2015 11:11 AM

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Iran Test Fires New Precision-Guided Ballistic Missile: State TV

DUBAI — Iran has successfully tested a new precision-guided ballistic missile, its defense minister said on Sunday, signaling an apparent advance in Iranian attempts to improve the accuracy of its missile arsenal.

The Islamic Republic has one of the largest missile programs in the Middle East — despite a United Nations arms embargo — but its potential effectiveness has been limited by poor accuracy.

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