Iran Tests New Missile Defense System During Air Drills

October 14, 2021

Caspian News:

The Iranian Army’s air defense force has tested its new missile system during the “Guardians of Velayat Sky-1400” annual joint air defense exercises held in central Iran.

“Following the main phase of the exercise, the Joshan and Khatam indigenous air defense systems of Army’s Air Defense Forces destroyed hostile targets that intended to infiltrate the exercise area at low altitude,” the commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Joint Air Defence Base, Brigadier General Qader Rahimzadeh told reporters on October 13. 

Joshan is an “improved version” of the Khordad 15 missile system equipped with a passive radar system. At the same time, Rahimzadeh did not reveal any information about the Khatam missile system…

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