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IRGC Navy develops new AAMs: Tangsiri

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy has manufactured two new air-to-air missiles, RGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri said.
News ID: 84433
Publish Date: 28November 2023 - 08:10

IRGC Navy develops new AAMs: TangsiriIRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri announced on Saturday that the two new air-launched missiles have been developed to destroy drones and cruise missiles.

The two homegrown AAMs have a range of 4 km and 17 km, he added.

The new missiles have already been manufactured and will be unveiled in the future, the general noted.

Hailing the IRGC Navy’s progress in manufacturing air- and sea-based missiles, the commander said the AI-powered missiles can precisely hit the targets at a distance of up to 2,000 km.

Last week, the IRGC unveiled a new version of the ‘Fattah’ ballistic missile equipped with a hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV) warhead.

The glide vehicle can reach a speed of Mach 5 to 20, depending on its design and utility.

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