Pentagon Report: Iran Developing Long Range Missiles that Could be Operational by 2015

PentagonAccording to a Pentagon report, Iran already has missiles that can travel for about 1,240 km and will soon develop nukes that can reach the U.S., The Jerusalem Post reports

The report said that US intelligence agencies predict Iran will be able to test an intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015.

The Pentagon added that Iran’s missile defense program is allegedly receiving support from China and North Korea.

US intelligence also said that the Iranian military is already conducting ballistic missile training “to hone wartime operational skills and evolve new tactics.”

The Pentagon reports was prepared by the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the Office of Naval Intelligence and the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center.

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