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Iran fires 16 missiles at final stage of IRGC joint drills

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Dec 24, 2021

Tehran, IRNA -- At the final stage of the Great Prophet 17 joint drills of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Iranian forces successfully fired some 16 ballistic missiles on Friday.

According to sepahnews.com, Iranian forces fired simultaneously the ballistic missiles in different classes, which destroyed set targets.

The 16 ballistic missiles comprising long-range, medium-range and short-range missiles were fired by IRGC Aerospace Force.

Missiles codenamed Emad, Qadr, Sejil, Zelzal, Dezful and Zolfaqar were fired to attack assimilated positions of mock enemies, which destroyed the targets with 100 percent precision.

Concurrent with the firing of the ballistic missiles, 10 drones of the IRGC Aerospace Force targeted set goals.

Enhancing capabilities of solid-propellant rocket to trespass enemies' anti-missile shields, as well as simultaneously firing missiles and upgrading combat readiness, have been among the special characteristics of the final stage of the Great Prophet 17 joint drills.


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