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Iran inaugurates production line of home-made long-range air defense missile

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Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan inaugurated the mass production line of a long-range air defense missile dubbed Sayyad-3 (Hunter-3), which is fully designed and manufactured by domestic military experts.

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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.

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