Iran test-fires a long-range cruise missile
- January 24, 2018
The Iranian navy has test-fired a long-range cruise missile that is named “Ghadir” as part of the ongoing two-day military drills in southern Iran and in the Sea of Oman.
The missile fired on the second day of the drills code-named “Muhammad Rasoulallah” successfully targeted the conjectural enemy.
Iranian army began the military exercises on January 22 in the country’s southern and southeastern regions as well as the Sea of Oman.
The Ghadir anti-ship missile system is equipped with highly advanced radar, as well as anti-jamming and anti-electronic warfare systems. It has a range of 300 kilometers and is capable of flying at low altitudes. It can be launched from different types of vessels, even helicopters. It has more destructive fire power and greater precision than other anti-ship systems, such as Nour and Qader.