Iran Launches Line for Mass-Production of Missile

July 22, 2017

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Press TV

Iran inaugurated a mass production line for the Sayyad (Hunter) 3 air defense missile.  The Sayyad 3 has a maximum range of 120 kilometers and was designed by the Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO).  Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, attended the inauguration.  The Sayyad 3 has infrared capability and features to counter electronic warfare tactics, according to the Defense Minister.