Iran Showcases Domestically Manufactured Industrial Parts at Defense Exhibition

September 4, 2020


Orkhan Jalilov


Caspian News

Iran's defense ministry showcased ground combat equipment and components for helicopters, communication and radar systems, and the aerospace, aviation, and marine industries at an exhibition in Tehran. Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami claimed that Iran could domestically produce 38,000 military parts as a result of cooperation between the ministry and private firms. Speaking on the sidelines of the exhibition, Admiral Amir Rastegari, head of the Marine Industries Organization, said that Iran intended to mount long-range vertical-launch cruise missiles on its warships. Separately, Iran's Air Defense Force announced that it had developed the Kashef-99, a 3D phased-array mobile radar system, which can detect 300 targets simultaneously within a range of 12 kilometers.