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Dehqan: Iran successfully tests-fires new version of SLCM

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA -- Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Monday that Iran has successfully test-fired the latest version of a submarine-launched cruise missile (SLCM) named 'Nasir' during Velayat-95 military war game conducted by the Iranian naval forces.

'During the military drills in the Iranian territorial waters in the South, the new model of the SLCM named Nasir was test-fired and successfully hit its target,' he said.

Navy military drill codenamed Velayat 95 kicked off on Sunday in the Persian Gulf and parts of Hormouz Strait, Sea of Oman, North of Indian Ocean, and The Bab-el-Mandeb or Mandeb Strait.

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