The head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s aerospace wing and missile program said Iran is in possession of a 10-ton bomb comparable in scale to the United States’ "Mother of All Bombs".
“Following a proposal by the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Iran’s Defense Industries Organization manufactured a 10-ton bomb,” General Amir Ali Hajizadeh told FARS news agency in an interview Friday. “These bombs are at our disposal and can be launched from Ilyushin aircraft and they are highly destructive”.
Hajizadeh referred to the missile as the “father of all bombs,” comparing it to the US produced GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or MOAB, which contains 11 tons of explosives.
Hajizadeh said that the Iranian equivalent would allow his country to challenge the US-led coalition fighting in Iraq and Syria.
“The Americans, among others, have come to Iraq and Syria to disintegrate them, but what eventually happened was Iran’s will,” he said, in an apparent reference to gains made by the Iranian-backed Syrian government and various Shiite militia groups active in the two countries. “I see no army in the world to be on a par with the IRGC”.
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Afghanistans former President Hamid Karzai has accused the US of using Afghanistan as "a testing ground for new and dangerous weapons”, after Washington dropped the most powerful non-nulcear bomb in Achin district killing 94 Islamic State (IS) fighters Friday. The US used a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the "mother of all bombs" as part of its operations in Afghanistan that killed at least 94 Islamic State fighters, CNN reported Saturday
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Iranian state broadcaster showed footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, a few hours after it was unveiled during a military parade in Tehran. Video footage aired by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Friday showed the missile believed to be a 2000 KM range intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) which brings several targets in the Middle East within it range
Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new long-range ballistic missile during a military parade in Tehran on Friday. Named ‘Khorramshahr, the ballistic missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers with ability to carry multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) within a range of 1,800 kilometers, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh told local media during a ceremony marking the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran
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