IRGC Aerospace Starts Massive Military Operations in Northern Iran

February 4, 2017


Fars News Agency

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force conducted military drills dubbed Defenders of the Velayat Skies in Northern Iran. The following missile systems were used in the drill: the Khordad-III, which has a range of 75 kilometers and is capable of engaging multiple targets; the Tabas, which is also capable of striking multiple targets and has a range of 60 kilometers; and the Sayyad-II, which has a range of 75 kilometers and can counter electronic warfare. Radar systems with tracking ranges between 150 and 1,100 kilometers were also tested during the drill, including the Qadir, Matla al-Fajr, and Kavosh systems.