• Iran releases images of new missile defence system

    Iran releases images of new missile defence system

    Iran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defence system on Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions.

    Images released on multiple state news agencies showed President Hassan Rouhani and Minister of Defence Hossein Dehghan standing in front of the new Bavar 373 missile defence system.

    The system was designed to intercept cruise missiles, drones, combat aircraft and ballistic missiles, according to earlier statements by Dehghan.

    It was intended to match the Russian S-300 system, the delivery […]