Iran deploys its new national missile defense system dubbed “real Iron Dome”, making its airspace the safest in the Middle East.
“Today Iran's Air Defense System has provided our country with an Iron Dome in its real sense and Iran's airspace is the safest in the region," said Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabifard, vice speaker of Iran’s parliament was quoted as saying by Fars news agency.
The vice speaker stressed that Iran's air defense system has “the highest deterrence power in the region”.
Aboutorabifard dubbed the system the “real Iron Dome,” in reference to the joint US-Israeli Iron Dome missile shield which protects the Jewish state from missiles fired by Hamas fighters.
In August, Iran announced plans to create a mid-range and long-range national missile defense system.
The lieutenant commander of Iran’s Khatam ol-Anbia air defense base, brigadier general Alireza Sabahifard said that the country’s anti-missile system is fully prepared to deal with any foreign threat.
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 on December 27 successfully tested its Skyguard Air Defense System to shoot down hypothetical enemy drones, according to Fars News Agency. The Skyguard missile defense system was put on test on the third day of the ongoing Mohammad Rasoulallah (PBUH) military exercises
Iran yesterday began a tri-services military drill where its latest SAM, the Toufan will be fired along with the other weapons. “The high-precision Toufan missile with a range of 4 km can both be used as a land-based missile and be fired from helicopters during the wargames,” Iranian Ground Force Commander Lieutenant General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said
Iran has launched indigenously-built combat fighter, Saeqeh 2 (Thunderbolt 2), on Monday for training purposes. "The double-cockpit supersonic fighter jet which has been designed and built by the defense ministry's aerospace industries organization in cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran's Air Force will do close-range cover and backup in tactical missions as well as advanced pilot training missions," Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted as saying by Fars News Agency
Iran has built a 27-meter-long missile, capable of delivering a warhead “far beyond Europe,” and placed it on a launch pad at a site close to Tehran. The missile could be used to launch spacecraft and carry warheads, an Israeli television report said Wednesday, Times Of Israel reported
Iran and Russia signed a defense and military cooperation agreement today but left out the contentious issue of S-300 missile delivery to Tehran. The agreement was signed by Irans Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in Tehran after two day negotiations between the two sides
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
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