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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.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1055653

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