EghtesadOnline: Iran brushed off western pressure to halt its ballistic missile program after three European powers, in a letter to the United Nations, accused Tehran of developing nuclear-capable missiles.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan has conducted training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1, a day after India conducted first night trial of Agni-II missile, which could prompt new arms race in region.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian official said one of the achievements of the Islamic Republic in the nuclear deal it has struck with six world powers has been the separation of the two issues of Iran’s nuclear program from its missile activities.
EghtesadOnline: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's comments against Iran missile tests are indicative of a greed for imposing excessive demands on Iran, President of the Center for Strategic Research Ali Akbar Velayati says.
EghtesadOnline: Commander of Khatamol-Anbia Air Base Farzad Esmaili said Iran will unveil new missile systems and radar.
Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict.