Iran Displays 16 Ballistic Missile, New Projectile With Multiple Warheads At Military Parade

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Iran Displays 16 Ballistic Missile, New Projectile With Multiple Warheads At Military Parade
The signpost on Iran's new long-range ballistic Zolfaqar missile reads, If attacked, Iran will destroy Israel cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa (Image: @ShiaPulse on twitter)

Iran has displayed 16 ballistic missiles and a new projectile featuring multiple warheads, 'Zolfaqar' along with warplanes and tanks during the annual military parade Wednesday.

Iran marked the anniversary of its 1980 invasion by Iraq by parading its latest ships and missiles and telling the United States not to meddle in the Gulf.

The military also displayed a wide array of long-range missiles, tanks, and the Russian-supplied S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system.

In a reference to Iran's arch-foe Israel, a banner on one military truck shown on state TV read,: "If the leaders of the Zionist regime make a mistake then the Islamic Republic will turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust," Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday.

Iran’s military chief of staff Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri said at the parade that the $38 million, 10-year defense aid package granted to Israel by the United States makes Iran “more determined” to strengthen its military.

“The criminal move [by the United States] to sign an agreement to present a supportive military package to the Zionist regime is a desperate attempt to protect the security vacuum of the regime and makes us more determined to increase our military power,” Baqeri said, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

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