Iran has equipped its M60 tanks with jamming system to improve performance of TOW and other anti-tank guided missiles.
"We have mounted fire-control and jamming systems on M60 tanks to be able to divert TOW and other anti-armored missiles," Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmadreza Pourdastan said in an interview with the Iranian Army magazine 'Saf' on Wednesday, May 11.
Ground Forces plan to strengthen its missile power in the current Iranian year, Pourdastan added.
In relevant remarks in February, Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Ground Force Brigadier General Kioumars Heidari announced that his forces have been equipped with the home-made tanks named 'Karrar' with features similar to the Russian T-90 tanks.
General Heidari had said that,"Karrar tanks have been delivered to the combat units of the Ground Force.”
Iran will mass produce its indigenous air defense system this year even as it has equipped its air defense base with Russian S-300 missile system. “The Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has received the strategic S-300 air defense missile system,” Iranian defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was quoted as saying by
Iran reportedly tested a medium-range ballistic missile successfully two weeks ago that can reach as far as Israel, the local media reported Monday. "We tested a missile with a range of 2,000 kilometres (1,240 miles) and eight metres error margin two weeks ago
Iran has warned US and its allies that it may close Strait of Hormuz if US continue to use the passage for maritime exercise involving 30 nations. "We have to counter any harmful and ill-intended passage through Strait of Hormuz
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) missiles, made by Raytheon, for an estimated cost of $670 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today
Raytheon has received almost $32 million worth contract modification for foreign military sales involving Saudi Arabia and Lebanon for tube-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided (TOW) missiles. “Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $31,485,233 modification (P00066) to domestic and foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon) contract W31P4Q-12-C-0265 for tube-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided (TOW) missiles,” the US Department of defense announced Friday
Iran has reportedly received missile part of S-300 surface-to-air defense system from Russia, moving to finish the delivery of all divisions of the system by yearend. "The first shipment of missiles of S-300 missile system has recently entered Iran that shows Iran's determination to equip its air defense circle with this system," Tasnim news agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guards, Tasnim news reported Monday
Iran has unveiled three homemade defense technologies, including a GPS system. They comprised a one-megawatt Local Positioning System (LPS) transmitter, which Iranian defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said, would render the defense forces independent of the Global Positioning System (GPS), Press TV reported Wednesday
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