Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan (photo) unveiled 16 new defense projects of SAIran Electronic Industries (Shiraz Electronic Industries) Company in the Southern city of Shiraz on Monday, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
The most important projects included a Radar system with the capability of tracking different semi-heavy and heavy weapons and providing the global positioning system (GPS) specifications for taking action during electronic warfare, Qamar 3-D search and control radar system with the capability of tracking different kinds of targets, including fighter jets and drone, up to a distance of 450 kilometers at different low and high altitudes and transferring the relevant data to the air defense network and Absar video-imaging system which can be mounted on fighter jets and drones.
General Dehqan also inaugurated the production line of air and airport navigation systems, including Multilateration (MLAT), ELINT (Electronic signals intelligence) and Communications Intelligence (COMINT) systems.
He reiterated that the SAIran Electronic Industries Company has mass produced different radar systems that can cover a range of objects in distances up to 500 kilometers.
On October 19, the Iranian Army unveiled and launched its newly-developed radar system during the ongoing massive wargames in the Western parts of the country.
The radar system named “Fath (Conquer) 14” covers areas 600km in range and is capable of tracking small flying objects in high altitudes.
High agility and rapid contact with the command and control network are among other features of the semiconductor radar which can identify enemies' strategic targets in a 600km radius According to military officials, Fath 14 is the first of a kind in the region.
Iran announced in September that the country's experts were preparing to launch a new radar system, “Qaem Al-e Mohammad”, in the near future.
The new radar system will cover a range of 1,000km which can increase the Iranian Armed Forces' capability to monitor different parts of the country and the regional moves.
On September 1, Iran unveiled two new radar systems named Nazir and Bina with the capability of detecting radar-evading targets and fighting against electronic warfare.
The two radar systems were unveiled in a ceremony attended by Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli through a video conference. Both radars have been mounted in the mountainous and plain regions in Southeastern Iran.
Nazir is a long-range and high-precision radar system which is highly capable of detecting targets in low radar cross section and is resistant to radar evading and anti-radar missiles. The radar can detect all radar-evading targets and is capable of fighting electronic warfare.