Monday, December 5, 2011

Iran blast completely destroyed major missile-testing site

Always good news to hear that Iran has some problems, their missile making facility was leveled last month buy a Mysterious explosion.
That will set them back in that area for awhile.


A recent explosion at a military base near Tehran was a major setback for Iran's long-range missile program and completely destroyed the base, according to American and Israeli intelligence officials, the New York Times reported on Monday.

The officials said that surveillance photos showed that the Iranian base was a central testing center for advanced solid-fuel missiles, which are better equipped than older, liquid-fuel designs to carry warheads long distances.

According to the report, satellite photos taken after the blast show that the base was almost completely destroyed, which amounts to a serious setback to Tehran's missile development, intelligence officials said.

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