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Iran Test-Fires Home-Made Missile Defense System

Iran test-fires Mersad missile defense system

Iran announced the successful test-firing of the country’s new air defense system, Mersad, which is capable of destroying different types of modern fighter jets and drones.
“Mersad is a mid-altitude missile defense system which enjoys more and better capabilities in intercepting targets, electronic warfare and also its radar covers a wider and farther areas compared with its foreign rivals and it has been built completely by Iranian experts,” Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeel told reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony to test-fire the missile shield on Sunday.

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