Meet Iran’s Simorgh Missile: Made with Help from North Korea
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Caleb Larson

Security, Middle East

Tehran gets by with a little help from its friends.

The DPRK supplied missile components to Iran—for a rocket that Tehran claims is peaceful. 

Birds of a Feather

Iran and North Korea enjoy surprisingly close relations when it come to arms and weapons. Iran imports a lot of DPRK tech—long range artillery, tanks, the list goes on. One of Iran’s more recent arms import is the Simorgh missile. 

The relatively new Iranian Space Agency has been testing various...

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