Iran to test new smart bombs: commander

08:51, March 02, 2010      

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Iran's Air Force commander Hassan Shahsafi said Monday that his country will test new generation of smart bombs in near future, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

The new bombs, dubbed Qased-2, are the upgraded generation of earlier-made 2000-pound Qased-1 bombs, the report said, adding that the new generation has advantages of farther-reaching capabilities, more accuracy and more destructive power.

The Qased-1 bomb was test-fired in 2006.

The Qased-1 has already been mass produced and given to the air force and it will be used in the military units in case they need it, Shahsafi was quoted as saying.

Source: Xinhua
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