Reputation will be developed by 2015 Iran could attack U.S. ICBMs
Data for: Iranian Shahab-3 ballistic missile
China Reuters Reuters reported on April 19, 19, according to a public report submitted to the assessment of the U.S. Congress that Iran may be developed in 2015 could range of the U.S. intercontinental ballistic missiles.
described according to the report obtained by Reuters: “With sufficient foreign aid, 2015, when Iran might be able to develop and test a range of intercontinental ballistic missiles can reach the United States.”
Reuters said that apart from the public version of the report, a confidential version of the report submitted to the U.S. Congress.
then read the report, according to U.S. officials, it is not clear in the report on Iran’s latest missile technology assessment and in May 2009 between the United States National Intelligence Estimate, what are the specific difference. May 2009 report concluded that Iran was not in the 2015-2020 long-range ballistic missile developed. 2009 U.S. National Intelligence Estimate is based on an assessment prior to release from the development, and previous versions of the national intelligence assessment that Tehran can not be Between 2012 and 2015 to obtain long-range ballistic missiles.
sources said, the secret report said: “Iran’s nuclear program and its willingness to continue to develop nuclear weapons, Iran constitutes the core of the policy of deterrence.”
January this year, costing U.S. $ 150 million Pacific simulated interception of Iranian long-range missile failed. Reported, resulting in the failure of the simulation is developed by the U.S. Raytheon radar failure.
report assesses the Taliban, Iranian-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon and the possibility of
U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike – Kelton, said in April the report “a comprehensive introduction Iran’s military. ” This report provides a comprehensive analysis of Iranian military power, and to assess Iran’s support for insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Palestinian Hamas and Lebanese Hezbollah possibilities.
public reports that have the support of Iran, Hezbollah arsenal can be added, so that beyond 2006, when Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Israel war arsenal. However, the report did not provide details. The report said: “Through long-term ties with Hezbollah in Lebanon, Iran could direct threat against Israel and Israel and the United States, the world’s global interests.”
report also said that Iranian forces recently discovered the militants to Afghanistan provide weapons caches. Which contains “a large number of Iranian-made weapons,” including 107-mm rockets.
report estimated that Iran’s “ground” of about 22 million people, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ ground forces back “13 million people, and the report also said Iran has a 1800-1900 tanks.
Obama’s national security adviser, is considering ways to stop Iran’s nuclear program, including diplomacy and sanctions failed, the use of military strike.
the U.S. military Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike – 18 Admiral Mullen said Iran’s nuclear facilities to launch military attacks on Iran to shelve its uranium enrichment program, “beneficial”, but perhaps not long delayed Iran’s nuclear program.
Admiral Mullen said the military strike is a “last resort”, but he also repeatedly warned that any action against Iran will have the potential unintended consequences. (Tanhua)