Baku, Azerbaijan. Nov. 24
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend: Iran will test its new cruise missiles during the military exercises to be held in January, 2014, commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said, Tasnim news agency reported on Nov. 24.
Sayyari called the military exercises to be held in January "the largest". He added that these exercises will be held in northern part of the Indian Ocean and neutral waters.
He said that the newest military achievements of Iran will be tested during the military exercises.
"The newest cruise missiles will be tested during these exercises, Aside from that, we will also test new weapons," Sayyari said.
Several destroyers, missile boats, submarines, helicopters, marines, special operations soldiers and navy divers will participate in the exercises.
The military exercises will be named "Vilayat-92.
The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) will also participate in these exercises. Iran achieved a good progress in production of both short range and long range UAVs, Sayyari said.