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With Its Missile Strikes, Iran Flaunts Its Accuracy

Jan 9, 2020 | 20:51 GMT
This photo shows pieces of a Qaim 1 missile after Iran targeted the Ayn al-Asad Air Base in Iraq on Jan. 8, 2020.

Pieces of a Qaim 1 missile lie in a rural area of Iraq after Iran targeted Iraq's Ayn al-Asad Air Base and Arbil International Airport on Jan. 8. Iran was not particularly successful with its Qaim 1 missiles, but other strikes on the air base were highly accurate.

(Al-Baghdadi township/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The images paint a picture of precision: The first satellite imagery of the aftermath of the Iranian strike on Ayn al-Asad Air Base in Iraq highlights Iran's improved ability to accurately strike distant targets with its extensive missile arsenal. The pictures, released by imaging company Planet Labs on Jan. 8,...

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