Tehran Showcases New Russian Made Air Defense System at military parade in Tehran.


RIA Novosti

23:02 22/09/2012

MOSCOW, September 22 (RIA Novosti) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has unveiled its latest air defense system, Press TV reported on Saturday.

Raad is a mid-range system equipped with Taer 2 missiles and is capable of intercepting targets at a range of up to 50 kilometers and at an altitude of 75,000 feet.

Raad is an optimized version of the Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile system.

The system was displayed during a military parade in the country’s capital, Tehran

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