Jan 13, 2019, 11:31 AM
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Iran to unveil new air defense system by yearend

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – The new Iranian air defense system 'Bavar-373' will be unveiled by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), Deputy Commander of the Islamic Republic Army for Coordination Affairs said.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the air defense system which has been domestically developed will be completed soon.

He added that Bavar-373 is a long-range missile system which is capable of promptly destroying targets with high precision.

Comparing the Bavar-373 with its foreign-likes, he said it is certainly more capable.

He went on to say that Iran is producing some long-range and medium-range air defense systems.

With a range of over 200 km and 27km altitude, Iranian-made Bavar-373 enjoys more capabilities compared with Russian S-300.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Sayyari said that Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Academy showcased some air defense systems in Semnan drills recently.

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