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Defense minister opens mass production line of anti-aircraft system

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA -- Minister of Defense Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Sunday inaugurated mass production line of anti-aircraft system in the country.

The minister told reporters that the Islamic Republic of Iran is currently witnessing another aerospace achievement.

Vahidi said the domestic anti-aircraft system is capable of automatically detecting the targets in the air, tracking them down and destroying them.

The short-range system can effectively accomplish its mission, said the minister.

On Mersad medium-range system, Vahidi said it is a modern ground-to-air missile system that can act against Cruise missiles and unmanned planes.

Mersad missile system successfully accomplished its mission during the recent military drills conducted in eastern Iran, Vahidi added.

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Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1055653



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