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Iranian probe to be launched soon

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

News Code :9006-08484

TEHRAN (ISNA) - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said maritime patrol aircraft is being produced in Iranian defense ministry and would be unveiled in near future.

Iranian Defense Minister said 90 percent of the defense ministry productions are locally produced and added, "Over the last 3 years, Iranian ministry succeeded in producing 400 kinds of materials needed for manufacturing defense equipments locally."

As to unveiling the country’s defense industry achievements Vahidi noted, "Long-range optic cameras capable of hundred kilometers coverage will be unveiled in near future as well.”

He added Iranian probe, "Explorer 5" would be launched in near future and noted, the defense ministry of Iran accomplish and introduce between 150-200 projects every year.

"We have projects underway in different fields including air defense, submarines heavier than the current ones, ballistic missiles and the new cruise."

"The ministry also enjoys different air domain projects underway as well," Vahidi continued.

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