Brahmand NewsPrevious Article
Brahmand NewsNext Article

Iran test fires anti-aircraft missile: Report

A file photo.

TEHRAN (AP): Iran says it has test-fired an anti-aircraft missile near a nuclear site in a military display before talks resume with world powers over Tehran's uranium enrichment programme.

The semi-official Fars news agency said the "Hawk" surface-to-air missile system was tested near Arak in central Iran, where a research reactor is under construction.

The report on Wednesday gave no other details.

The US-made Hawk missiles were purchased by Iran before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, but Iran says it has made its own versions.

The test appeared to be designed to show Iran's resolve to defend its nuclear sites.

Talks with the United States and five other world powers resume in Istanbul on Friday.


Iran  Missile  

Other Related News

India set to seal USD 3 billion Predator drone deal with US by current fiscal

India is set to seal a long-conceived proposal to procure 30 multi-mission armed Predator drones from the US for the three services at an estimated cost of over USD 3 billion (around Rs 22,000 crore), official sources said on Tuesday.

BRAHMOS Missile Systems


Brahmand World Defence Update 2021

Brahmand World Defence Update

Image Gallery