Iran military gets new missile system

May 23, 2011 12:28 amComments Off on Iran military gets new missile systemViews: 4

iran Iran’s military received a brand new ballistic missile system on Sunday, that it said demonstrated the country’s self-sufficiency in mass manufacturing weaponry.

"The new surface-to-surface missiles, Qiyam (Resurrection) one, were successfully tested and delivered to the military nowadays," Iran’s Arabic-language state tv channel Al Alam said.

It didn’t disclose the vary of the missile, delivered to the aerospace wing of the elite Revolutionary Guards, however said it had been designed to be less simply detected than older models.

"The mass production of the Qiyam missile, the primary while not stabilizer fins, shows the Islamic Republic of Iran’s self-sufficiency in manufacturing numerous varieties of missiles," Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency.

Iran is at loggerheads with major powers over its nuclear work, that it says is peaceful and meant solely for generating electricity however that Washington and its allies worry is geared toward creating nuclear bombs.

Israel sees the potential of a nuclear armed Iran — that refuses to acknowledge the Jewish state and supports militant teams Hamas and Hezbollah — as a significant threat and each it and its ally Washington don’t rule out military action to forestall such a situation.

Iran has said it’d answer any attack by targeting  US interests and Israel.

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