Iran begins production of anti-aircraft missile: DM (2)

14:58, April 12, 2010      

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The production of Mersad marks a technical breakthrough in Iran 's defense capabilities and proves that the country's armed forces have achieved high levels of self-sufficiency, Vahidi was quoted as saying.

Earlier in March, the Iranian navy successfully test-fired a new missile from its first indigenously-built Jamaran destroyer in the water of the Persian Gulf, Press TV reported.

In a footage shown on Press TV, the surface-to-surface Nour missile successfully hit its target at a distance of 100 km in the test-fire on Tuesday.

Over the past years, Iran has made considerable progress in producing home-made multiple-range missiles.

Source: Xinhua
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