Iran on Sunday unveiled long-range ballistic missiles that are capable of targeting Israel, during the military parade to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
According to Freebeacon, Iranian leaders showcased their ballistic missile capabilities which include a nuclear-capable medium-range missile that appears to share similarities with North Korean technology.
The nuclear-capable missile can strike Israel even when fired from Iranian territory, raising concerns about an impending conflict between Tehran and the Jewish state that could further inflame the region.
The parade that took place on February 11 in Tehran had two missiles of Qadr and Fajr 5 types on display, and the latest version of Iranian mlilitary’s short-range, anti-armor missiles, namely Toufan 2-M, FARS news reports.
“Qadr is a 2000km-range, liquid-fuel and ballistic missile which can reach territories as far as Israel,” the report claims.
The missile can carry different types of ‘Blast’ and ‘MRV’ (Multiple Reentry Vehicle) payloads to destroy a range of targets. The new version of Qadr H can be launched from mobile platforms or silos in different positions and can escape missile defense shields due to their radar-evading capability.
Fajr 5 is another home-made missile produced by the Iranian military experts used against short-range targets.
In addition, the parade had a model of Iran's new submarine named Fateh which weighs 500 tons on display and is passing its final tests to be used by the Iranian naval forces.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on Monday inaugurated the mass production line of the countrys new tactical unmanned aerial vehicle armed with a precision-guided bomb, local media reports. Irans Mohajer 6 drone equipped with Qaem precision-guided bomb has the capability to carry out surveillance, reconnaissance and combat missions within a wide operational radius and can help the Armed Forces identify and destroy pre-determined targets, Defense Minister Hatami was quoted as saying by Press TV during the launch ceremony
An Iranian navy vessel has test-fired a long-range cruise missile dubbed “Ghadir” as part of the ongoing two-day military drills in southern Iran and in the Sea of Oman. The missile fired on the second day of the war games code-named “Muhammad Rasoulallah” successfully targeted the hypothetical enemy, Tasnim news agency reported
Iran has restored a Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft after years of it being grounded at an airbase in Shiraz, located in southern region of Iran. On January 14, Iranian experts and specialized technicians of the overhaul facility of Shahid Doran Airbase in Shiraz, succeeded in overhauling the grounded aircraft after spending over 35,000 manpower, working hours and constant efforts,
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Irans naval fleet in the Caspian Sea has received a new home-grown missile-launching corvette, ‘Separ (shield). The 47 meters long vessel can sail at a maximum speed of 35 knots, and is about four meters in height
Iran has trebled its missile production despite pressure from the US and some other Western countries to put the brakes on its missile program. “Today, despite the hostilities and the measures taken by the global arrogance and enemies, everyone (In Iran) stand united regarding the missile issue, particularly the ground-to-ground missiles,” Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander, aerospace division, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was quoted as saying by
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled a new anti-armor automatic missile, called Azarakhsh, in a ceremony in Tehran, local media reports. According to Tasnim news agency, Azarakhsh, also called Lightning, is a 127-millimeter caliber rocket that weighs around 70 kilograms and can be installed on helicopter pylons
Iran's Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani said Thursday that the country's new home-made pin-point targeting defense system, Kamand, has successfully undergone final tests. "The production of Kamand defense system has ended and ground and air tests have successfully been conducted on it," Rear Admiral Kaviani was quoted as saying by Fars news
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