Iran purchases missles from DPRK

From Al-Jazeera (YES!  My first Al Jazeera post!)

Iran bought 18 long-range missiles from North Korea, a German newspaper said, citing an inelligence report.

“Iran has bought 18 disassembled BM-25 missiles from North Korea with a range of 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles),” Bild newspaper said, quoting a report by the foreign intelligence service BND.

The report said Iran bought the mobile missiles from Pyongyang in the form of kit sets.

The newspaper added that the missiles are based on the Russian SS-N-6 missile for submarine launch and that Iran’s President  MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD wants to have the range of the missiles “extended to 3,500 kilometers”.


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