|
|
|
|
|
5th Muharram 1436 | Saturday, Nov 01, 2014
Islamic World

Iran producing 3000-km-range radar systems

Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Comments(1)
February 19:

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says the Islamic Republic is producing various long-range radar systems which can cover a distance of up to 3,000 kilometers.

Vahidi said on Tuesday that radars with the capture range of 500-700 kilometers have been produced in Iran, adding building of new such devices with range of 1000-3000 kilometers is underway.

The Iranian defense minister also said that some of these indigenous radars will be used in detecting satellites.

Vahidi further said that Iran will unveil new defense achievements in the fields of radars, vessels, flying boats and submarine in the coming months.

Earlier on Monday, Vahidi said Iran would soon unveil various combat and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which will play an instrumental role in promoting the country’s defense power.

He further said that Iran’s Defense Ministry plans to test-fire two air-to-surface missiles in the future.

In recent years, Iran has made great achievements in the defense sector and gained self-sufficiency in essential military hardware and defense systems.

The country has repeatedly made clear that its military might is merely based on the state's defense doctrine of deterrence and that it poses no threat to other countries.

Latest News

Devendra Fadnavis promises transparent government in Maharashtra

Promising a transparent administration, Maharashtra's new Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today sai ...

China to construct new rail line in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh

China approved construction of a new strategically important high altitude railway line in Tibet cos ...

14-kosi Parikrama begins in Ayodhya

The 14-kosi Parikrama started here today with lakhs of pilgrims undertaking a round of the periphery of the holy city to ...

Related News

1.26 mn uprooted Iraqis need shelter: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that some 1.26 million internally displaced people (IDPs) throughout ...

Clashes in West Bank after Muslim prayers

Clashes erupted in the West Bank on Friday after weekly Muslim prayers while security forces deploy ...

30 killed in Nigeria car bomb attack

At least 30 people were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded in a crowded bus station in the northeastern Nigerian sta ...

Iran producing 3000-km-range radar systems

May your endeavours and efforts go from strength to strengths to put down to quell aggressors?

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26810 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think formation of 'She' teams would be beneficial for women's safety?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com