Iran unveils new homegrown air defense systems

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran unveiled two new home-made air defense systems as part of efforts to enhance the country’s deterrence power.
The Keyhan and Arash 2 radar systems were unveiled during a special ceremony attended by Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base on Tuesday.

The Keyhan (Cosmos) long-range radar, which uses mixed frequencies to identify small flying objects with cruise missiles, is a mobile system that is suitable for detecting large number of aerial targets in the electronic warfare.

The Arash 2 radar system enjoys advanced technologies and enables the air defense units to transfer data very rapidly.

The Hadi (Conductor) project, which is employed for transmitting radar and missile information to the command and control centers in long distances, was also unveiled on Tuesday.

Iran has in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of military equipment, including the air defense systems that use cutting edge technologies.

Tehran has repeatedly stated that its military might is defensive in nature and poses no threat to other countries.

By Tasnim News Agency


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