Jan 6, 2021, 11:34 AM
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Iran test-fires Azarakhsh missile from national drone

Tehran, Jan 6, IRNA – Iran Army successfully test-fired Azarakhsh (Thunderstorm) missile from its Karrar-class drone at the second day of military drills on Wednesday.

Azarakhsh- air-to-air missile- could successfully identify and annihilate its hypothetical targets, according to the Army information center.

This is the first time the missile is being used in any drills.

The hypothetical enemies were successfully annihilated by Karrar-class Azarakhsh missile carrying 500-pound bomb.

Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, spokesman for the drills, has announced that constantly monitoring the borders through the drones is among the aims of the maneuver.  

Today, the borders are being carefully monitored and observed by the Army forces via drones equipped with surveillance and electronic information systems, Mousavi said.   

"Today, Islamic Republic of Iran's Army is capable of giving strong response to any aggression by the enemy."  

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