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Brigadier general: Iran launched 2 missiles to Indian Ocean this year

Politics Materials 9 July 2011 17:53
In February this year, Iran has made the launch of two ballistic missiles of long radius at 1,900 kilometers from the city of Semnan to the Indian Ocean, said the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, Fars news agency reported.
Brigadier general: Iran launched 2 missiles to Indian Ocean this year

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 9 /Trend/

In February this year, Iran has made the launch of two ballistic missiles of long radius at 1,900 kilometers from the city of Semnan to the Indian Ocean, said the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, Fars news agency reported.

Hajizadeh added that the United States had information on launched missiles, but did not spread the information.

According to him, Iran has been allowed to conduct the new test of missile in the same area, which was declared closed at the time of testing.

Five Shahab missiles, including four medium-range and one long-range, were successfully launched by Iran as part of the Great Prophet-6 military exercises in late June.

In November 2010, Iran successfully tested long-range missiles as part of "Vilayat-3" military exercises.

Iran managed to produce missiles hitting the target at a distance of 3,000 km that can fly up to Israel and Eastern European countries, Mehr news agency reported.

Iran insists that the missiles produced by it serve the security of the country and the region.

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