Iran to demonstrate new missile defense system
Iran will demonstrate a new missile defense system in the parade to be held on Sept. 22, the FARS news agency reported.
"The military parade, which starts at eight o'clock in the morning on Sept. 22 in the north of the mausoleum of Khomeini, will be attended by all units of the armed forces of Iran, Sepah Corps forces, land troops and air force," said General Zabihullah Namur, who is responsible for organizing the military parade.
According to Namur, along with a demonstration at the parade of missiles Shahab-1, Shahab-2, Shahab-3 and Sijil, a missile defense system will be demonstrated for the first time.
Each year, day of Iraq's attack on Iran is marked as the week of "Sacred Defense" in this country. On this occasion, military parades with the demonstration of military equipment are held in Tehran and other cities.
The Iran-Iraq war began on Sept. 22, 1980 by Iraq's attack on the Iranian province of Khuzestan. The war ended on Aug. 20, 1988 with signing of an armistice that restored the prewar situation.