Iran unveils surface-to-air missile

Iran on Sunday unveiled a new domestically manufactured surface-to-air missile, the Mehr news agency reported.

Tehran: Iran on Sunday unveiled a new domestically manufactured surface-to-air missile, the Mehr news agency reported.

Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the Shalamche missile, with a maximum speed of Mach 3 (around 3,670 km per hour)), can be used in electronic warfare.

The missile is equipped with sophisticated radar signal processing technology and an advanced launcher, the minister said.
The range of the missile, which is 40 km at present, will increase in the future.

IANS

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