Iran inaugurates production line of home-made long-range air defense missile
The production line of the state-of-the-art missiles was inaugurated during a ceremony with Brigadier General Dehqan and Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili in attendance.
During the event, a number of the long-range missiles were also delivered to the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.
Addressing the ceremony, Brigadier General Dehqan said the Sayyad-3 missiles have an operational range of 120 km and are able to fly at an altitude of 27km and designed to hit medium and long-range air threats.
Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the arms sphere. ■