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Iran unveils six new military projects

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

On the occasion of national Defense Industry Day and in the presence of Ahmadinejad, six new achievements were unveiled: fourth generation version of “Fateh” (Victory) 1D-110 missile, “Armita” flying laboratory, “Bonyan” (Foundation) 4 marine warship engine, “Aras” tactical vehicle, “Vafa” (Loyalty) long-range mortar launcher as well as “Shahed” surveillance, eavesdropping and positioning system.  Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi and Minister of Communications and IT Reza Taqipour were also present at the ceremony. Referring to the Fateh 1D-110 missile, Vahidi said, “This missile is one of the most precise and advanced ground-to-ground ballistic missiles with solid fuel and has played an influential role in enhancing Iran’s defensive ability over the past decade.”  Vahidi added that Iran will commission new domestically made military jets, UAVs by the end of the year (March 20, 2013) and next year new submarines will be commissioned. Ahmadinejad also visited an exhibition of the latest achievements of the Defense Ministry and its related organizations, including the Iranian Aerospace Organization (IAO), Defense Industry Organization, Iran Electronics Industries, and Armed Forces Geographical Organization.

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  • Published: 10 days ago on Tuesday, 21 August 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: August 21, 2012 @ 3:06 pm
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