Iran capable of producing missiles of every range, precision, destructive power

Tehran, Sept 25, IRNA – Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Iran was capable of designing and producing missiles of every range, precision and destructive power.

The minister made the remarks here Sunday morning while addressing the Iranian Parliament’s session.

He said Iran has reached a degree of capability in the areas of cruise missile, combined solid fuel and defense missile production and could make and design missiles with all kinds of ranges, precision and destructive power.

Stressing that the long-range missiles Iran is presently producing enjoy a precision of minus 10 meters, the minister said that Iran is going to develop its future ballistic missiles in a way that they could hit far-away sea targets as well.

He further noted that Iran is going to introduce three major products in missile defense areas by the end of the current Iranian year (to end March 20, 2017) which would multiply the country’s defense might.

The minister went on to stress the need for the country to update its navy units stationed Mokran coasts in the Gulf of Oman by adding new warships and fleets.

Referring to the sacred defense years, he said the objective Americans were pursuing by backing Saddam army was to silence the voice of Iran’s Islamic revolution in the world.

Turning to the present situation of the region, he despised the widespread insecurity prevailing the region, adding that Iran is the only country promoting peace and stability by spearheading anti-terrorism combat.

The General further stressed that Iran observed no restricting elements in improving its defense power save the production of chemical and mass destruction weapons and said since the country is located in a geographically and politically sensitive region, it has to focus on expanding its defense capabilities.

He also noted that Iran would accept no restrictions on missile defense areas and said Tehran is willing to go forward according to pre-planned programs.