Iran successfully test-fires missile system

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Iran has successfully test-fired its indigenously designed and manufactured Mersad (Ambush) missile defense system.In an operational test conducted at a defense unit of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, the mid-altitude missile system successfully targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with an indigenous Shalamcheh missile.According to Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, the Mersad defense system has a higher capability to chase its targets than its non-Iranian equivalents.The state-of-the-art technology used in Mersad links it to other anti-aircraft batteries and provides it with the unique ability to combat electronic warfare.

For full report: http://www.presstv.in/detail/2014/05/04/361259/iran-testfires-new-missile-system/#sthash.yiaRRJTt.dpuf

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