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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 20:25



    That's ridiculous , exchange of just 24 j-10 (flying Brick) for Iran's biggest oil field ?

    lol!  No way!
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    Post  Militarov on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 20:28

    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:"China and Iran are mulling a $1 billion deal that would see China trade 24 Chengdu J-10 fourth-generation fighter jets in exchange for control of Iran’s biggest oil field for two decades, a report in the Taiwanese newspaper Want Daily said Thursday. The oil field in question is the 350 square-mile Azadegan field, which produces around 40,000 barrels of light and heavy crude per day. It’s currently operated by the National Iranian Oil Company and is thought to be the largest oil discovery in the country in 30 years.

    The China National Petroleum Corporation had previously signed a $2.5 billion deal in 2009 to produce 75,000 barrels a day at the South Azadegan oil field over a 25-year period. However, work to develop the field for production was canceled in 2014 because strict sanctions imposed by the West against Iran were beginning to affect Chinese financiers of the deal. A similar $2 billion contract signed in 2009 for the North Azadegan field has continued throughout sanctions."

    That's ridiculous , exchange of just 24 j-10 (flying break) for Iran's biggest oil field ?

    lol!  No way!


    Apparently that includes pilot training, spare parts for full expected service time, simulators, weapons.. etc. We dont know the details of this "deal" and if its going really to be signed tho, so its early to judge. Also its unclear if they are go get WHOLE oilfield or just couple of "holes" Smile

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 20:37

    Militarov wrote:
    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:"China and Iran are mulling a $1 billion deal that would see China trade 24 Chengdu J-10 fourth-generation fighter jets in exchange for control of Iran’s biggest oil field for two decades, a report in the Taiwanese newspaper Want Daily said Thursday. The oil field in question is the 350 square-mile Azadegan field, which produces around 40,000 barrels of light and heavy crude per day. It’s currently operated by the National Iranian Oil Company and is thought to be the largest oil discovery in the country in 30 years.

    The China National Petroleum Corporation had previously signed a $2.5 billion deal in 2009 to produce 75,000 barrels a day at the South Azadegan oil field over a 25-year period. However, work to develop the field for production was canceled in 2014 because strict sanctions imposed by the West against Iran were beginning to affect Chinese financiers of the deal. A similar $2 billion contract signed in 2009 for the North Azadegan field has continued throughout sanctions."

    That's ridiculous , exchange of just 24 j-10 (flying break) for Iran's biggest oil field ?

    lol!  No way!


    Apparently that includes pilot training, spare parts for full expected service time, simulators, weapons.. etc. We dont know the details of this "deal" and if its going really to be signed tho, so its early to judge. Also its unclear if they are go get WHOLE oilfield or just couple of "holes" Smile

    I hope it's not true!
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    Re: IRAN: Latest and Breaking News

    Post  mack8 on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 22:14

    J-10 a flying brick?! Despite being a target of theirs yourself you really believe all the american propaganda about inferior chinese copycats and all those visceral lies? Your loss friend. The J-10 is an excellent, modern aircraft far more advanced than anything Iran has right now and if Iran gets even 24 of them would significantly boost the IRIAF's potential.
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    Re: IRAN: Latest and Breaking News

    Post  Militarov on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 22:17

    mack8 wrote:J-10 a flying brick?! Despite being a target of theirs yourself you really believe all the american propaganda about inferior chinese copycats and all those visceral lies? Your loss friend. The J-10 is an excellent, modern aircraft far more advanced than anything Iran has right now and if Iran gets even 24 of them would significantly boost the IRIAF's potential.

    Well original J10A was supposedly comparable in performance to F16 Block 40 and i guess Iran would get J10B.

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 23:06

    mack8 wrote:J-10 a flying brick?! Despite being a target of theirs yourself you really believe all the american propaganda about inferior chinese copycats and all those visceral lies? Your loss friend. The J-10 is an excellent, modern aircraft far more advanced than anything Iran has right now and if Iran gets even 24 of them would significantly boost the IRIAF's potential.

    Well.... compared to su-30 and su-35 ,  j-10 is inferior

    Since 2007, there have been rumors that Iran is interested in purchasing J-10 from China for orders numbering between 24 to 150 jets..... just rumors!

    All I know is that the Iranian officials are very interested in  flanker-c   (as a multirole fighter replacing the aging phantom) and  Mitten advanced trainer( replacing the old tiger) and flanker-h  air superiority fighter(replacing the tomcat)

    They deny any news about  buying j-10 from china but iran still needs  stealth fighter for her air force and We all know that China is building a new fighter for export J-31 Twisted Evil



    Is there any possibility of russia selling pak-fa  to Iran? especially this one

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    Re: IRAN: Latest and Breaking News

    Post  max steel on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 23:49

    No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.
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    Post  Militarov on Thu 03 Sep 2015, 23:58

    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.

    Pak FA will eventually get export variant, Russians said 3-4 years ago that they are planning to offer it first to Vietnam and Algeria since they are long standing partners in that area. Also PAK FA already was kinda indirectly offered to Brasil and South Korea for their future fighter base.

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:00

    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.
    What about restarting the mig 1.44 project or Mikoyan LMFS?

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:08

    Militarov wrote:
    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.

    Pak FA will eventually get export variant.

    I hope so... russia
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    Post  Militarov on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:13

    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:
    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.

    Pak FA will eventually get export variant.

    I hope so... russia

    "Based on the forecast, the potential buyers of PAK FA are distributed between the following countries: Algeria (can purchase 24-36 fifth-generation fighters in the period of 2025-2030 years), Argentina (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), Brazil (24 - 36 units in the years 2030-2035), Venezuela (24-36 units in the years 2027-2032), Vietnam (12-24 units in the years 2030-2035), Egypt (12-24 units in the years 2040-2045). Also, Indonesia (6-12 units in the years 2028-2032), Iran (36-48 units in the years 2035-2040), Kazakhstan (12-24 units in the years 2025-2035), China (up to 100 units in the years 2025-2035), Libya (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030), Malaysia (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), and Syria (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030)." Pravda.ru is the source.

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:16

    Militarov wrote:
    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:
    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.

    Pak FA will eventually get export variant.

    I hope so... russia

    "Based on the forecast, the potential buyers of PAK FA are distributed between the following countries: Algeria (can purchase 24-36 fifth-generation fighters in the period of 2025-2030 years), Argentina (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), Brazil (24 - 36 units in the years 2030-2035), Venezuela (24-36 units in the years 2027-2032), Vietnam (12-24 units in the years 2030-2035), Egypt (12-24 units in the years 2040-2045). Also, Indonesia (6-12 units in the years 2028-2032), Iran (36-48 units in the years 2035-2040), Kazakhstan (12-24 units in the years 2025-2035), China (up to 100 units in the years 2025-2035), Libya (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030), Malaysia (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), and Syria (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030)." Pravda.ru is the source.

    2040! affraid
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    Re: IRAN: Latest and Breaking News

    Post  JohninMK on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:32

    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:
    ShahryarHedayatiSHBA wrote:
    Militarov wrote:
    max steel wrote:No dude PAK-FA is only for Russia & India.

    Pak FA will eventually get export variant.

    I hope so... russia

    "Based on the forecast, the potential buyers of PAK FA are distributed between the following countries: Algeria (can purchase 24-36 fifth-generation fighters in the period of 2025-2030 years), Argentina (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), Brazil (24 - 36 units in the years 2030-2035), Venezuela (24-36 units in the years 2027-2032), Vietnam (12-24 units in the years 2030-2035), Egypt (12-24 units in the years 2040-2045). Also, Indonesia (6-12 units in the years 2028-2032), Iran (36-48 units in the years 2035-2040), Kazakhstan (12-24 units in the years 2025-2035), China (up to 100 units in the years 2025-2035), Libya (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030), Malaysia (12-24 units in the years 2035-2040), and Syria (12-24 units in the years 2025-2030)." Pravda.ru is the source.

    2040! affraid
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    Who would want a 25 year old design in 2040? There will be an Su-99 Flanker Z by then!
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    Post  Militarov on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 00:53


    Who would want a 25 year old design in 2040? There will be an Su-99 Flanker Z by then!

    You know EF2000 is basically now 20 years old and they plan to produce it at least 15 years more, F16 is... what 40 years old Smile?

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Fri 04 Sep 2015, 18:58

    Iran’s majles will have final say on nuclear deal


    'I think the drama will be bigger in my country than in yours,' Iran's speaker of majles (parliament) says.

    Lawmakers’ approval of the deal, which would remove economic sanctions on Iran in return for restrictions on its nuclear program, isn’t assured in either country, though President Obama is expected to win Senate backing after securing the necessary votes on Wednesday. In Iran, some parliamentarians have also demanded a vote, a position apparently supported by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei earlier Thursday.

    “It’s the representatives of the people who should decide,” Khamenei told Iran’s Assembly of Experts in Tehran, according to comments posted on his website. “I have no advice for parliament as to how they should assess it or whether they should approve or reject it.”

    Khamenei has told President Hassan Rouhani that excluding parliament from the legal approval process “was not expedient,” according to his website. So far, Iranian government officials have said they plan to leave the decision to the Supreme National Security Council, which would then require Khamenei’s final approval.

    Iran’s lawmakers will vote on the deal after its special committee completes its review in a few weeks, Larijani said. The likely outcome is unclear, he said, though he personally supports the agreement because it lifts sanctions while still allowing Iran to conduct limited uranium enrichment.

    The provision for sanctions to be reimposed in the future is one of the “major and serious faults” that some Iranians have found with the agreement, Larijani said.

    “That’s why I said the U.S. continued to play the role of bully even when we were negotiating,” he said. “But as I said, overall it was a good deal because Iran also achieved some of its goals.”

    Khamenei said earlier there would be “no deal” if the agreement does not result in the complete lifting of sanctions. If sanctions are only temporarily lifted, Iran will in turn only suspend its nuclear activities rather than carry out the “fundamental measures” outlined in the deal, Khamenei said.
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    Post  sepheronx on Sun 27 Sep 2015, 09:04

    http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940704000917

    Well, I think I was right about Iran. I think that they used Russia. Now they are trying to really bolster ties with Russia's well known enemy, Poland.

    Sad and pathetic. I think the Russians and Chinese should have known better. They both defended Iran to the upmost in the negotiations and this is how Iran pays Russia back?

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    Post  lulldapull on Sun 27 Sep 2015, 09:28

    You wish that was the case. And these Pollock's and the French, Spaniards, Austrians.......you name it are all queuing up steadily in a bee line to do business with Iran.  Poland is a new comer to this frenzy. They have sweet fuck all to offer compared to the others.

    From all angles, Iran/ Russia/ China are the core of the axis of resistance. This won't change, no matter what. And FYI, both Russia and China struggled to get Iran off the shit list. It is these two who will benefit the most after sanctions are lifted.

    sepheronx wrote:http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940704000917

    Well, I think I was right about Iran.  I think that they used Russia.  Now they are trying to really bolster ties with Russia's well known enemy, Poland.

    Sad and pathetic.  I think the Russians and Chinese should have known better.  They both defended Iran to the upmost in the negotiations and this is how Iran pays Russia back?
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    Post  sepheronx on Wed 07 Oct 2015, 18:59

    http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20151007/1028168569/iran-khamenei-negotiations-us.html
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    Post  Militarov on Wed 14 Oct 2015, 22:32



    Rare video of 500m long underground facility/tunnel in Iran used to protect TELs for balistic missiles.

    Few photos:





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    Post  George1 on Mon 19 Oct 2015, 22:40

    Waves of Change: Iran Expects Flood of Tourists After Lifting of Sanctions

    The moderate policy of the country’s president as well as the easing of visa restrictions will facilitate the return of tourists to Iran.

    Iran is a country full of historical and cultural sites and has a lot to offer in terms of tourism. The country has 19 registered UNESCO cultural heritage sites.

    Its historic heritage has long attracted people worldwide and the lifting of the sanctions imposed by the US and the EU will definitely make Iran a favorite tourist destination once again, Iranian Vice President Masoud Soltanifar said.

    "In the post-sanctions era, tourism is an industry that will get a boost more than any other sector," Soltanifar said in an interview with the AP, adding that his country is preparing for a "tsunami" of foreign tourists.

    The politician argued that the influx of tourists would help country out of economic decline and would make it more attractive for foreign investors.

    Over the past two years, even before the abolition of the sanctions, the number of foreign tourists increased by 12%. Half of the foreigners visiting the country are Shiite Muslims, the other half are tourists from Europe, North America and East Asia.

    Iranian officials are currently trying to simplify the procedure for obtaining a visa to the country. For citizens of 190 countries, tourist visas can be issued at the airport upon arrival in Tehran. The document gives tourists the right to stay in Iran for 30 days, and can later be extended for another 15 days. The authorities plan to introduce electronic visas in early 201

    Read more: http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20151019/1028770377/waves-change-iran-tourists-sanctions.html#ixzz3p33GseeJ


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    Post  Solncepek on Tue 03 Nov 2015, 19:55

    Russia Delivering Air Defense Systems to Iran

    http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940811001336



    TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia is already delivering air defense systems, as well as certain types of electronics to Iran, the head of Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday.

    "The list of weapons banned from being delivered to Iran does not include certain weapons, such as air defense, some types of electronics. It is in these areas that the Russian Federation, through Rosoboronexport, maintains contacts and provides these types of weapons to Iran," Anatoly Isaikin told Rossiya-24 television.

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Wed 04 Nov 2015, 11:41

    Iran Closing Technology Gap With Israel, Military Intelligence Chief Warns


    Haaretz Israeli News Source
    The Military Intelligence chief said Israel and Iran are engaged in a technology war in which the Islamic Republic is rapidly narrowing the quality gap.

    Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevi, speaking at a closed lecture Thursday, added that if the anxiety generated by the videos of Palestinians stabbing Israelis on social media had existed in 1948, Israel would not have won the War of Independence.
    He also revealed that recently, MI abandoned an operation at the last minute because of a letter the corps received from a low-ranking officer in its 8200 signals intelligence unit.
    Halevi was speaking to a few dozen donors and faculty members of the College of Management at the Rothchild Bank in Tel Aviv. It was an uncharacteristic appearance for Halevi, who in the year since he succeeded Aviv Kochavi has maintained a low profile.
    The general did not give a detailed intelligence assessment but delivered remarks that had never been made in public by a top officer in the Israel Defense Forces.
    “If you ask me whether we’ll have a war with Iran over the next 10 years, I’ll give you a surprising answer: We are already at war with Iran,” Halevi said. “We’re having a technological war with Iran. Our engineers are fighting Iranian engineers, today, and it’s becoming increasingly significant.”

    The war, he said, was over intelligence, weapons and military capabilities, and Halevi was pessimistic. “Today we have the advantage. Iran is closing in on it. Since the 1979 revolution, the number of universities and university students in Iran has increased twentyfold, compared with three and a half times for Israel,” Halevi said, adding that enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math in Iran was skyrocketing.
    Halevi touched on the current wave of terror attacks and the difference between the country’s past wars, conducted mainly in border areas, and today’s wars, in which the home front suffers many casualties.
    “The next war will be much worse for the home front,” Halevi said. “In the Yom Kippur War there was one home-front casualty; a FROG missile struck the pilots’ quarters of the Ramat David air base. It was the only casualty on the home front. All the rest were military.”
    He said a main issue in today’s wars was awareness. “It’s not about how many you killed and how many the other side killed, and it’s not about how far you got and where you planted your flag. It’s about the story that the war tells,” he said.
    “All of us, including me and each of you, have for the past month been brainwashing ourselves when we watch those stabbing videos over and over, creating a level of anxiety that, had everyone in the War of Independence been watching the videos of Latrun, San Simon or Nitzanim, it’s not sure we would have been able to keep going.”
    Halevi said it was much harder for MI to develop and retain intelligence sources today than a decade or two ago due to rapid technological change. “The same kilogram of intelligence costs much more than it did 10 years ago. Not only does it cost more, its expiration date is significantly sooner,” he said.
    “Twenty years ago you had an intelligence accomplishment and you were set for the next five to seven years. Today you might have worked really hard, risking people’s lives, carrying out all sorts of maneuvers. You got something, but with the speed at which our world operates and the speed at which technology changes,” the expiry time declines.
    To illustrate this point, the MI chief described efforts to collect intelligence about the Islamic State. He encouraged his audience to not be fooled by the dreadlocks and traditional robes of ISIS operatives. “They use the most cutting-edge technology,” he said. “It’s not carrier pigeons, it’s the most advanced communication systems, with the best encryption on top of that. It changes every couple of days.”
    He said MI’s organizational culture was such that even soldiers and junior officers could have great influence. “We faced a dilemma over whether to carry out a particular operation in a particular place. It was about to go up to the chief of staff for a decision, and we needed to decide whether to do it or not,” he said.
    “An officer enters my office and says, ‘Listen, I want you to read this, it’s a letter from a first lieutenant, a network intelligence officer at a Unit 8200 base.’ He’s a first lieutenant. He writes a letter to the Unit 8200 commander and to the head of MI: ‘Listen, I think you’re making a mistake,’” Halevi said.
    “It's just five minutes before decision time. I might not have read the letter if it arrived one minute later, before the talk with the chief of staff. That’s the ability of people to make an impact at the most critical second of decision-making.”
    Halevi defended the standing army against recent criticism about the size of the defense budget. “There’s a bit of an atmosphere in the country today — maybe you don’t think so — but the officers feel that’s it not so positive toward the army,” he said.
    “I think this is dangerous. I think it comes a bit from the place of the budget. Officers tell me strangers sometimes stop them on the street saying we’re the problem of the Israeli economy. I’d be cautious. It’s better that the best people are involved — in security in general and intelligence in particular.”
    Halevi said he even feared the elimination of mandatory military service in Israel. “The quiet depends on our being strong, and my fear is that we will end the model of a people’s army, and then the IDF won’t accept all of Israeli youth into its ranks and won’t take advantage of the best people,” he said.
    “If we change the model of the people’s army, then in the first two or three years inertia will keep us going, but after that the entire defense establishment will be damaged to the point of damage to the state’s security.”

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 12 Nov 2015, 09:14

    Emad: Iran’s New Ballistic Missile Amid The Nuclear Deal




    Iran recently test-fired the ‘Emad’, a precision-guided medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The missile has a range of 1700 kms and a payload capacity of 750kgs. Any missile above a 500 kg payload is considered nuclear capable. Emad is liquid-fuelled but withimproved accuracy and maneuverable re-entry vehicles for evading enemy defence systems. This improved accuracy is extremely important if Iran is to deliver a conventional payload. The missile is also reported to carry thrusters for course correction. Reports suggest that this missile is an improved version of the liquid-fuelled Shahab missiles.

    The maneuverability is achieved by steering warheads that can perform last minute maneuvering even at the terminal phase. According to Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan, Emad is Iran’s first ever missile that can be guided and controlled until the missile hits the target. The missile’s survivability is enhanced by road mobility with the help of the Transporter Erector Launcher (TELs).

    There have been reports that the Iranian Parliament has approved the nuclear deal with the US and that the deal has also been approved of by the Guardian Council of the Constitution. Ever since the deal was finalised in July 2015, Iranian hardliners have been apprehensive of the conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran – which also includes an embargo on the development of ballistic missiles.

    One of the probable reasons why the missile was test-fired just prior to the approval of the nuclear deal was probably to prove a point that under no circumstance can the nuclear deal hinder Iran’s progress with its ballistic missile program. This is also clearly evident from Dehghan’s statement where he said, “We don’t ask anyone’s permission to enhance our defence power or missile capability and will firmly pursue our defence plans, particularly in the field of missile…Emad is one of the outstanding examples of this.”

    Despite UNSC sanctions on the country since 2003, Iran has already progressed with its ballistic missile development program and its cruise missile development program. Earlier this year, Iran test-fired the Soumar, a sophisticated long-range cruise missile, while the nuclear negotiation process was ongoing. Both missiles are expected to enter service by 2016.

    Furthermore, this year, Iran unveiled the extended range Fateh missiles that now have a range of 500kms. However, while Iran’s missile capabilities could put several of its adversaries at threat, Iran claims that its missile development is meant for its defence and is not aimed at any specific country. According to Dehghan, the missile would only add to peace and strategic stability in the region and also enables the country to display its technological prowess. Iran is also concentrating on solid-propelled ballistic missiles with a 2500km range, called the Sejjil missiles. Last year, Iran had also test-fired the Barani ballistic missiles which are capable of being fitted with Multiple Re-entry Vehicles.


    Therefore, Iran is not only making progress with its missile systems but these missiles could be capable of evading enemy missile defence system. The ability of the missile to evade the ballistic missile defence systems of its adversaries could put the US’ European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA) system at threat. The US under the EPAA has decided to field its missile defence system and related components in NATO countries to be able to counter the Iranian ballistic missile threat.

    While the new Iranian ballistic missile is a liquid fuel propelled missile – which is technically hazardous to prepare – many other states such as Russia and China have also concentrated on liquid-fuelled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM).

    This could be because in comparison to the solid-fuelled missiles, the liquid-fuelled missiles have a higher launch-weight to throw-weight ratio, which provides the missile with a longer range. This could precisely be a reason why Iran could, in future, concentrate on liquid-fuelled missiles for its ICBMs, should it develop the same.

    However, this week’s missile test by Iran will certainly draw international criticism from Israel and also from the US. While many analysts could suggest including the issue of ballistic missiles into the nuclear deal, it is only advantageous to not to include the same in the deal. The nuclear deal does not contain any restrictions for Iran on the development of ballistic missiles per se. It is only the UNSC that imposes an embargo on Iran’s conventional weaponry development. Therefore, such missile tests should not hinder the progress of the nuclear deal that has been much lauded by the international community and truly upholds the essence of the Non-Proliferation Treaty. If Iran’s ballistic missile development program is to be checked, there should be separate regional framework to ban missile development in the West Asian region.


    http://www.eurasiareview.com/271020...istic-missile-amid-the-nuclear-deal-analysis/

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    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 12 Nov 2015, 09:22

    Could Tehran’s EMAD Missile Outsmart Israel’s Arrow 3?


    In order to gain higher precision, EMAD likely integrates inertial and satellite navigation systems with aerodynamic and propulsion control to guide the re-entry vehicle to its target. Potentially, with these capabilities also enable the reentry vehicle to dodge interceptors, posing a new challenge for missile defenses


    Iran’s EMAD ballistic missile carries a single Maneuverable Re-Entry Vehicle (MARV) loaded 750 high-explosive warhead. Photo: Iran’s MOD

    Iran has successfully test fired a new, domestically-produced, medium-range ballistic missile, namedEmad (pillar, in Farsi). “This is Iran’s first medium-range missile that can be guided and controlled until hitting the target,” Iran’s Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan was quoted as saying. According to analyst estimates the new missile could be ready for service next year.


    The Islamic Republic of Iran already has surface-to-surface missiles with ranges of up to 2,000 kilometers that can hit Israel and US military bases in the region. The new missile seems to be a derivative of these liquid-propelled Ghadr and Shahab missiles. This Medium-Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) is also powered by liquid-fuel and; according to unconfirmed sources, it has a range of up to 1,700 km., (1,060 miles) carrying a payload of 750 kg (1,650 pounds). Its accuracy is estimated at 500 meters (1,650 ft), compared of 2,000 meters (1.2 miles) accuracy achieved by the current Shahab 3 missile.

    Unlike its predecessors, the new model is equipped with a re-entry vehicle which integrates a guidance system that controls four aerodynamic surfaces for endo-atmospheric flight, and thrusters which can adjust the vehicle’s exo-atmospheric trajectory,


    Two views of the new MARV employed on the EMAD ballistic missile. Photo: Iranian MOD

    In order to gain higher precision, EMAD likely integrates inertial and satellite navigation systems with aerodynamic and propulsion control to guide the re-entry vehicle to its target. Potentially, with these capabilities also enable the reentry vehicle to dodge interceptors, posing a new challenge for missile defenses


    Defense-update.com/20151012_emad_missile.html#.VkRJF3YrK1s

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    Re: IRAN: Latest and Breaking News

    Post  ShahryarHedayatiSHBA on Thu 12 Nov 2015, 09:24

    IRGC Commander: Iran's New Long-Range Ballistic Missile Alters Balance




    "The successful test-firing of Emad missile, as a major stride in this field, led to a change in the world's strategic thinking about the Iran and disturbed the balance," Salami said, addressing a forum in Tehran on Tuesday.

    http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940819000634

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