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Iran Test Fires New Long-Range Missile: Report

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Iran has successfully tested a new precision-guided ballistic missile, its defense minister said on Sunday, signaling an apparent advance in Iranian attempts to improve the accuracy of its missile arsenal. The Islamic Republic is wary of a potential preemptive strike on its nuclear sites by Israel. Anthony Cordesman, a researcher at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, wrote in January that the Emad would have a range of 1,700 km (1,060 miles), 500 meters (1,650 feet) accuracy and a 750 kg (1,653 pound) payload.

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