Garmsar Missile Test Range

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Last Updated: December 1, 2010
Other Name: Gamsar
Location: Garmsar, Tehran province
Subordinate To: Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

Iran maintains a missile test range close to the city of Garmsar. [1] According to Iranian sources, the Revolutionary Guards Corps held a three-day missile exercise at the site in 2007 involving short-range Zelzal and Fajr-5 missiles. [2]

Sources:
[1] Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran Tests Missiles in Show of Strength," The Seattle Times, 23 January 2007, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com.
[2] Nasser Karimi, "Iran Plans 3 Days of Missile War Games," AP, 21 January 2007.

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