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Cruise missiles fired in 5th phase of Velayat 89 war games

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Jask, Hormuzgan Prov, May 11, IRNA – The Fifth phase of the `Velayat 89’ war games started Tuesday in the Iranian southern waters by firing cruise missiles towards the hypothetical targets.

The mid-range intelligent missile is designed to trace and completely destroy its targets.

It was fired from shore to open seas in the northern Indian Ocean.

Flying up to a 50 to 60-km distance, the radar-evading missile is more advanced than its foreign counterparts.

It can be installed on vessels such as warships and hovercraft.

Iran’s Army has started a five-stage military exercise since last Wednesday which will end on May 12.

Different units of the Iranian Army displayed defensive and deterrent naval power in a vast area which included the Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman and northern Indian Ocean regions.

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