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Iran gains remarkable successes in land warfare area

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 25, IRNA -- Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami announced on Tuesday that Iran has achieved great successes in the areas of land warfare, anti-tank missiles, surface-to-surface missiles, smart weapons, guided bombs and tactical vehicles in recent years.

General Hatami made the remarks on the sidelines of an exhibition that showcases the achievements of the Ministry of Defense.

The minister said that the aim behind holding the exhibition is to develop the military and defense power of the country's Armed Forces.

As General Hatami noted, his Ministry's first priority is to strengthen its missile power.

Elaborating on the importance of land warfare, the minister said it plays a leading role in [preserving] country's defense power.

At the end of his remarks, the minister appreciated the national defense industry for meeting Armed Forces' needs during the sanctions era.

In February, General Hatami highlighted the great efforts of indigenous scholars who helped cut dependence on foreigners after manufacturing 800 types of defense hardware products from 30 items before the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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