Iran’s Ballistic-Missile and Space Program: An Assessment



Since the early 1970s, Iran has sought to develop strong missile capabilities. In recent years, Tehran’s arsenal has evolved to become the largest and most diverse in the Middle East, though not the most lethal or longest-range. Israel and Saudi Arabia have also developed formidable capabilities. Iran’s program, however, has attracted more political and academic controversies.

Published by Middle East Policy Council, 2019.

Read more: Dr. Gawdat Bahgat – Iran’s Missile and Space Program