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Iran successfully test fires local advanced air defense system

Source: ISNA

Iran successfully test fired indigenous advanced air defense system dubbed "Mersad" in the second day of its nationwide military drill on Thursday.

"Mersad medium-range air defense system was successfully test fired in one of the rifle ranges of the country's air defense," said the military drill's Spokesman Brigadier General Hamid Arjangi.

"The fully modern system was launched by a drone aircraft," he said adding, "it is a completely indigenous digital system and is able to deal with electronic wars, it can intercept and annihilate modern aircrafts in low and high altitude and connect to radar network."

Also Iran's radar network managed to locate small-scale stealth radar drones of the hypothetical enemy in the second phase of "Modafean Aseman Velayat 3", [Defenders of the Sky of Velayat 3] air drill which started on Thursday.

Also radars used by Iranian armed forces for control of airplanes managed to annihilate enemies' aircrafts in the military exercise and

missiles and artilleries of defense systems of Iran's armed forces were directed towards invading airplanes of the enemy.

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