Iran launched Mehrab surface missile for first time, FNA reported.
Iran tested medium range Mehrab firing from Peykan class Gorz boat. Iran also fired Tp-47 Ajdar rockets by Ghadir submarine during Velayat-90 war game.
Iran Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Sunday that his forces will fire surface-to-air missiles today during the naval drills dubbed 'Velayat 90' being conducted in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Speaking to IRNA, he said the missiles have been built by committed experts of the Navy as well as scientific and defense industries centers.
He noted that several surface-to-surface, surface-to-sea, shoulder-launched missiles and torpedoes will also be fired during Sunday and Monday operations of the naval forces.
Iran's Navy started the massive 10-day Velayat 90 naval exercises on December 24.
The drills cover an area from the east of the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Aden.
Iran maintains that the drills are defensive in nature and intended to convey a message of peace and friendship to the regional countries.