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Vahidi: Iran develops new version of anti-cruise missile system

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 2, IRNA -- Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said on Sunday that his ministry has produced a new version of anti-cruise missile system.

The Iranian experts have successfully built a short-range air-defense system which can fire 4,000 rounds per minute, he said.

The ministry is now working on different short-range, mid-range and long-range air-defense systems, underlined the minister.

The system has been designed to target flying objects at low altitudes such as cruise missiles, he said.

The mass production of the new system will start in near future, Vahidi said.


End News / IRNA / News Code 1091634

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