If Iranians get the technology to do it, it would be through arms deals with either Russia or China.
The distance from Tabriz Iran to Tell Aviv Israel is about 700 miles .700 mi. (1125 km)
Range of Chinese misslies
Taepodong 1.... 2,000 to 2990 KM
Taepodong 2.... 37,500 to 6000 KM
Generation, Mass Range (Kg.) Nuke Payload weights !
1st Gen. 1,158-850 * 1,158 Iran, North Korea
2nd Gen.. 900 -- 750 760 * Pakistan, North Korea
3rd. Gen. 750 -- 500 650 * North Korea, Iran
4th Gen. 500 -- 400
5th. Gen. 450 -- 240
*This is based on the 1st, 2nd. & 3rd. generation nuclear warheads of Pakistan.
Also in development in the late 1990s were derivatives of North Korea's No-Dong missile, which entered service in 2002. Called Shahab-3 (meteor or shooting star in Farsi) the missiles gave Iran a capability with twice the range of the existing SCUD-C/Shahab-2 missiles it had in service, with a range of 1,300 km. Iran was estimated of have anywhere from 25 to 100 of the missiles in service. In development were Shahab-4/5/6, successors to the Shahab-3 and also based on North Korean designs (No-Dong and Taepo-Dong designs).
Iran had been eager to acquire China's M-9 (600 km/500 kg) and M-11 (300 km/500 kg) single-stage, solid-fuel, road-mobile missiles, but US pressure on China had prevented transfers. The Tondar-68 (1,000 km/500 kg) and the Iran-700 (700 km/500kg) were other reported development programs that depended on continuing Chinese assistance, according to Jane's. China was also believed to be assisting Iran in extending the range of the operational HY-1 (85 km/400 kg) and the HY-2 (110 km/500 kg) cruise missiles, which posed a greater threat to shipping in the Persian Gulf.
I have no intention of apologising. This mentality of "It doesnt affect America so why should we bother with it" along with the fact Goldwater is a Ron Paul supporter and therefore a supporter of his ostrich ,head in the sand attitude, is something I have very little patience with.
A nuclear issue in the Middle East is everyone's problem. A nuclear issue anywhere is all of our problems. A mushroom cloud over Israel is game over.
We can and we could, we just dont need to. Making an ICBM is not rocket science(no pun intended).If ICBM's were so easy to build then every nation would have a few.
You are way off base.
I know too many soldiers that worked directly with Spiritual and tribal leaders in Iraq during the war and it is patently false that their beliefs are based on the complete destruction of their people.
And Me...I'm a Christian and I'm also waiting for Christ's return, but I've not got a death wish to help accelerate the process. Do you know how many liberal idiots are convinced like you that ALL Christians wish for Armageddon to hasten Christ's return and that because I claim to be one that I have similar designs.
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