Iran’s 'Asr' phased array radar, which is capable of detecting and identifying targets with a radar cross section of 4 meters in a 200km distance, was tested for two months in the Gulf of Aden.
Jamaran destroyer equipped with Asr radar was sent to the Gulf of Aden two months ago as part of the Iranian Navy's 32nd flotilla of warships along with Bushehr logistic and combat warship, according to Fars News Agency.
It took part in the last week's wargames codenamed Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) at Iran's territorial waters.
Asr which was earlier tested on Iran's other home-made Damavand and Sahand destroyers, can be used in different naval missions and in detection of aerial targets, including cruise missiles. It was unveiled in November 2013.
A missile-evading drone called ‘Sarallah that escapes thermal and air-to-air missile power, has been developed for the first time in the world by an Iranian expert. “No missile can approach the drone any closer than 250 meters," said Hassan Akbari Layeq who has built the 'Sarallah Drone' was quoted as saying by Fars News Agency on Sunday
Iran displayed Its naval offensive capability firing home-made cruise missiles, torpedoes and other weapons on the last day of its tri-services exercise which concluded on December 30. Iranian Navy vessels fired the Nour and Nasr cruise missiles on the sixth day of the massive Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) drills on Tuesday, domestic news agency, FARS news reported
Iran and Iraq on Tuesday signed an MoU to broaden defense cooperation to fight ISIL militants. According to the MoU signed by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Khalid al-Obeidi in Tehran, Iran will continues training of Iraqi units
The Royal Netherlands Navy has selected Thaless NS100 dual-axis multi-beam surveillance radar system to replace 30-year old DA08 radar system onboard HNLMS Rotterdam. The NS100 will be installed in the second semester of 2017, in line with the ships maintenance schedule
Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman may create a collective regional missile defense system to counter Irans missile activities, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. “Heightened threat perceptions of Irans missile activities are spurring the move toward integrating the different systems to improve collective defense
Iran has successfully tested an indigenously made fighter aircraft, Borhan, Tasnim News Agency reported Saturday. According to the report, the fighter has been completely manufactured by the Iranian military experts and has successfully passed wind tunnel tests
Iran has commenced mass production of its indigenous fighter jet, Saeqeh (Thunderbolt in Farsi). The twin-seater fighter jet has already gone through mass production, a spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Airforce (IRIAF) announced on Wednesday
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