The Iranian Navy has successfully test-fired surface-to-surface cruise missiles, dubbed Nour, during four-day annual military exercises in Makran coastal zone, east of the Strait of Hormuz.
The country’s naval forces on Friday test-fired the missiles on the third day of military maneuvers, code-named Velayat 94, across a large swath of territorial waters and high seas in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Indian Ocean, Press TV reported Friday.
Speaking to reporters after the test-firing of the Nour missiles, Iranian Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Friday that he is proud of the outcome, adding that the 150-km range missile has an accurate impact precision, good velocity, high detection power and powerful warhead.
Nour cruise missile could be launched both from sea and surface.
Meanwhile, a spokesman for Iran’s Navy, Commodore Seyyed Mahmoud Mousavi, said, “The Navy's vessels simultaneously fired surface-to-surface Nour cruise missiles and destroyed pre-determined targets and successfully accomplished this mission”.
He told reporters that the upgraded missiles accurately hit the targets. The large-scale naval exercises began on Wednesday.
Iran on Sunday inducted a new homegrown submarine dubbed Fateh (Conqueror) into the countrys Navy, the local media reports. The submarine was unveiled at a ceremony in Irans southern port city of Bandar Abbas
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
Iranian Air Force has received air-launched version of the home grown cruise missile, ‘Nasr. “One of the main priorities are plans to design, optimize and upgrade the systems and equipment that the Air Force requiews for aerial battles,” Air Force Commander Brigadier General Hassan Shahsafi, General Dehqan was quoted as saying by
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