Nov 9, 2013, 11:50 AM
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Sayyad-2 missile production line opens

Tehran, Nov 9, IRNA - Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan inaugurated the production line of the domestically-built anti-aircraft missile system Sayyad-2 (Hunter II) here on Saturday.

Dehqan also inspected the latest military achievements during the event.

The minister underlined that the Sayyad-2 surface-to air missile can target all kinds of aircraft, including bombers, at medium and high altitudes.

The missile can also be used in electronic warfare, he noted.

In recent years, Iran has made major breakthroughs in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in major military equipment and systems.