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IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

IRGC air force unveils new missiles on Sacred Defense Week

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Sep 22, 2022

Tehran, IRNA -- Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) unveiled for the first time on Thursday 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.

The unveiling ceremony was held on the first day of Sacred Defense Week started today (September 22.)

Sacred Defense Week starts in Iran on September 22. The Week is annually celebrated nationwide to mark martyrs and war veterans of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in 1980-88.

Iranian Armed Forces started staging a military parade today in commemoration of the Week.

Sevvom-e Khordad air defense system is capable of countering different types of air targets including helicopter, fighter, drone and cruise missile.


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