Iran tests new missiles
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 26
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iran tested new types of Dehlaviyeh anti-armour and Toophan anti-tank missiles Dec. 26 as part of a large-scale military drill that started earlier on Dec. 25
Both missiles were made domestically in Iran, the Fars news agency said.
Reportedly, Dehlaviyeh is a laser-guided anti-armour missile.
It is the most developed missile able of destroying tanks and other armoured vehicles, as well as moving and non-moving objects.
The other tested missile, the Toophan, has two warheads and destroys a target by penetrating into it.
The tested missile is the most developed Toophan type missile, the report said.
Iran's army started a large-scale military drill dubbed 'Mohammad Rasoulallah' on Dec. 25 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
The six-day military exercise includes Iran's navy, air force, land units and the Khatam al-Anbia air defense base.