Iran to complete production of new air defense system by late 2015

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.15
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:

Technical and infrastructural project of a long-range air defense system Bavar-373 has been completed, the Chief of Staff of Air Defense 'Hatamul-Anbiya' of Iranian Armed Forces General Farzad Ismaili said, Fars news website reported on Feb.15.

Ismaili expressed hope that the long-range air defense system Bavar-373 will be improved and put into operation by the end of the country's fifth five-year plan (until March 2015).

The fifth five-year plan envisages an increase in the quantity and improvement in quality of the country's air defense systems.

Ismaili believes that the problems of the Bavar-373 system have been eliminated and currently works for the production of the system are at the last stage.

Bavar-373 air defense system is stronger than Russia's S-300 missile defense system, according to Ismaili.

Translated by L.Z.

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