Thursday, Oct 23, 2014Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
World
 

Iran unveils new missiles, drones

Published on Aug 24, 2014 9:12 PM
 
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (centre) inspecting a display of Iran's new drone, Mohajer-4, inside the defence ministry building in Teheran on Sunday, Aug 24, 2014. Iran on Sunday unveiled two new missiles and two new drones it said have been added to its arsenal. -- PHOTO: AFP

TEHERAN (AFP) - Iran on Sunday unveiled two new missiles and two new drones it said have been added to its arsenal, in a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani.

The Ghadir (Mighty), with a range of 300km, is a ground-to-sea and sea-to-sea missile, the official IRNA news agency said.

It is in the same family as the Ghader or Qader cruise missile, which has a range of 200 km.

The other missile unveiled on Sunday, the Nasr-e Basir (Clear Victory), is equipped with a seeker homing head. Its range was not given.

 
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here

Videos