Iran Broadcasts Images of Underground Missile Base

October 16, 2015

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Tasnim News Agency

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the state-run media corporation, broadcast footage for the first time on October 15 of what the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) states is one of Iran's underground missile bases.  According to the Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the military site is 500 meters (1,600 feet) underground and is one of the country's many missile bases.  Commander Hajizadeh also said that a new generation of advanced ballistic missiles will replace Iran's current generation of missiles next year.