The Iranian Army displayed a home-grown long-range missile ‘Sayyad-3’ during a military parade in Tehran on Tuesday.
Other military equipment showcased in the parade include S-300 air defense missile system, Zolfaqar tank, personnel carriers, cannons, a wide variety of missiles, radars, missile defense systems, speedboats, torpedoes, military vehicles and bombs, Tasnim news agency reported.
An upgraded version of a home-made air defense missile, dubbed the Sayyad 3 (Hunter 3), is designed to be mounted on the mobile version of S-200 air defense system. The air defense system is also equipped with locally-manufactured fire control radar, dubbed Ofoq.
Elsewhere, in the country’s southern and northern waters, the Navy’s warships, destroyers and frigates sailed across the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea for parades.
Iran on Wednesday tested ‘Sayyad-3 missiles paired with ‘Talash homegrown missile system for the first during the on-going military exercise in the southern Persian Gulf provinces. Capable of intercepting targets within a range of 150 kilometers and in high altitudes, Sayyad-3 has been paired with Talash missile system for the very first time during the countrys large-scale military exercise ‘Defenders of Velayat Skies 7, Tasnim News Agency reports Wednesday
An Iranian Armys helicopter went down during a test flight near the northwestern city of Oroumiyeh on Thursday. Local military commander General Habib Shahsavari told Tasnim News Agency that the Armys Bell-214 helicopter crashed on Thursday due to technical failure, killing one person and injuring two
Iran today inaugurated a production line for countrys new version of an air defense missile dubbed ‘Sayyad-3, an upgrade to previous versions of the missile. The country's air defense chief, Brig
Irans Army Ground Force will likely receive locally-made advanced battle tank dubbed “Karrar” by March next year, local media reports. Speaking to the Tasnim News Agency, Irans Army Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari said the domestic experts are working on the process of delivering Karrar tanks to the Army Ground Force and its most likely by the end of the current Iranian year i
Iran is heading forward with its efforts of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering nuclear weapons over long distances. Even though the move violates international prohibitions, Iran "would choose ballistic missiles as its preferred method of delivering nuclear weapons," the director of national intelligence informed Congress this week
Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a “midget” submarine that appears to be based on a Pyongyang design type that sank a South Korean warship in 2010. The missile launch was attempted in the Strait of Hormuz on May 2,
Iran made an unsuccessful missile launch attempt from a submarine early Tuesday in the Strait of Hormuz, the US Defense officials said. The Yono-class submarine attempted to launch a cruise missile but failed, the military official was quoted as saying by VOA on Wednesday
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