Iran to Boost Power of its Ballistic, Cruise Missiles

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Iran to Boost Power of its Ballistic, Cruise Missiles

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A senior advisor to the Iranian Defense Ministry announced his country’s plans to increase the power of its ballistic and cruise missiles, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.

“The Defense Ministry’s new plans include enhancement of the power of different types of ballistic and cruise missiles, manufacturing a new generation of fighter jets and heavy and long-range surface and subsurface vessels with various weapons systems and capabilities,” Amir Mohammad Ahadi said.

He added that Iran enjoys the necessary infrastructures to further develop its defense industries.

Last month, a new generation of home-made pin-pointing missiles, named ‘Fateh Mobi’' and equipped with an advanced and smart explorer, was unveiled in Iran.

The radar-evading, tactical and pin-pointing missile which was unveiled in a ceremony participated by Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami enjoys high agility and can operate against sea and land-based targets in all types of environment, even in electronic warfare conditions.

The missile is also capable of penetrating anti-missile defense shields.

Elsewhere, Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari also unveiled several achievements developed by the Army Ground Force, including a quadcopter with a range of 100 km and flight durability of 4 hours which is capable of carrying a load.

Also, a command-and-control system was unveiled by General Heidari which is capable of transmitting voice, image and data in encoded data.

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