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Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled plans to extend the range of homegrown air-launched cruise missiles beyond 1,000 kilometers.
The Iranian president has reiterated that the Islamic Republic pursues a defence and deterrence strategy which poses no threat to any country in the region, especially Iran’s neighbours.
Iran’s Defence Ministry has unveiled a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, named after the late IRGC commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, with a range of 1,400 kilometres.
A senior Iranian military commander says “underground missile-launching cities” are strewn all across the southern coast.
The Iranian Navy test-fired new homegrown cruise missiles on Thursday in a military exercise in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean to hit targets at a distance of 280 kilometers.
Iran’s foreign minister has dismissed as baseless the UN Secretariat's claim that the missiles which hit the installations of the Saudi Aramco company were of Iranian origin.
An Iranian IRGC commander says the country plans to increase the orbital altitude of its military satellite to reach a geosynchronous equatorial orbit of 36,000 kilometres in the coming years.
The Iranian president has praised the successful launch into orbit of the country’s first defence satellite as an invaluable national achievement.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the stances adopted by France and the UK on the launch of Iranian homegrown Noor satellite as a result of double standards and accepting the US bullying policies.
Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has downplayed recent concerns raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency over Iran’s refusal to permit its experts to access two nuclear “sites”, saying the IAEA has recklessly misused the phrase.