US fears Iran has long-range Russian missiles

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 10, 2007 09:26

The US fears Iran received missiles capable of hitting US naval vessels in the Persian Gulf, Israel Radio quoted a sources in Washington on Tuesday. The missiles, Russian-made FFM-22 missiles, are capable of reaching a speed of Mach 2 and can be fitted with tactical nuclear warheads. The US suspects Iran acquired FFM-22s from Russia at the end of the Cold War, the source said.


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