On November 2, 2006, Iran fired unarmed missiles to begin 10 days of military simulations. Iranian state television reported "dozens of missiles were fired including Shahab-2 and Shahab-3 missiles. The missiles had ranges from 300 km to up to 2,000 km...Iranian experts have made some changes to Shahab-3 missiles installing cluster warheads in them with the capacity to carry 1,400 bombs." These launches come after some United States-led military exercises in the Persian Gulf on October 30, 2006, meant to train for blocking the transport of weapons of mass destruction.
- Shahab-3 / Zelzal-3 (www.fas.org)
- Shahab-2 (www.fas.org)
- A Preemptive Attack on Iran's Nuclear Facilities: Possible Consequences (cns.miis.edu)
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