IRGC Rezvan Missile with 8 times higher speed than speed of sound
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Sep 22, 2022
Tehran, IRNA -- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday introduced the Rezvan (meaning heaven in Persian) Missile as the one capable of entering the atmosphere with a speed that is eight times higher than the speed of sound.
Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a military parade that started across Iran in the morning in commemoration of the Sacred Defense Week which remembers the Iraqi-imposed war against Iran in 1980-88.
The country is pioneer in the drone area, the commander underlined.
About Rezvan, General Salami said it is a precision-guided and state-of-the-art missile with a medium ballistic range.
Earlier in the day, the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled for the first time a sample of its missiles dubbed "Sevvom-e Khordad"- in Persian means the third day of the third month of the Iranian calendar year- with air defense system and 200-km range.
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