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Press Release | Feb. 3, 2024

Clarification of Ballistic Rocket Attack on Al-Assad Airbase Jan. 20


Feb. 3, 2024
Release Number 20240203 – 02

TAMPA, Fla. – It was previously reported that the Jan 20. attack on al-Asad Airbase was conducted by multiple ballistic missiles. Following an investigation, it is now believed that the Iranian-backed militant attack was conducted with ballistic rockets. The difference being rockets do not contain a guidance system, while missiles do. The investigation indicates the projectiles that impacted al-Asad Airbase did not have guidance systems.