Tehran has just announced that it has developed a new hypersonic ballistic missile designed to thwart all existing anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, without mentioning them, the Israeli David Sling and Arrow 3 systems.
As we know, in recent years Iran has made immense proven progress in the field of conventional strategic capabilities, whether long-range drones like the Shahed 136 drone with a range of more than 2000 km used to harass Ukrainian defenses for several months by Russia, cruise missiles, but also ballistic missiles. THE attacks carried out against the military airfields of Idlib and Al Assad in 2020, But also strikes against Saudi oil installations in 2019, attest to the efficiency and accuracy of these systems.
A few days ago, Tehran proceeded, in this respect, to a test firing of a new model of medium-range ballistic missile, dubbed Kheibar, derived from the Khorramshahr tested previously, and endowed with a range greater than 2000 km sufficient to strike the entire Israeli territory, as well as several targets belonging to NATO in Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria or Romania. At the same time, tensions continue to grow with Israel against the background of the intensification of the Iranian nuclear program, outside of all the rules established by the international community and supposed to guarantee the exclusively civilian character of Iranian work.
In fact, the hypothesis of Israeli preventive strikes against Iranian nuclear installations are now very serious, especially since Tehran loudly proclaims that it has now exceeded by more than 20 times the authorized quotas of uranium enriched by Iranian centrifuges, putting the country a stone's throw from being able to acquire nuclear weapons. To protect itself from possible strikes by the Israeli air force, Tehran has developed a powerful ballistic and drone offer that is supposed to give it enough second-strike potential to deter Jerusalem.
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