TEHRAN – Iran plans to domestically manufacture long-range radar systems, Brigadier General Hamid Arjangi said on Saturday.
“Long-range radar systems are going to be installed and become
operational in different parts of the country,” Arjangi, deputy
commander of Khatam al-Anbiya air base for communications and technology
information, told the ISNA news agency.
The radar antennas have been already installed and the systems will soon become operational, he noted.
He went on to say that the long-range radar systems are in two
types, one for covering a distance up to 1000 kilometers and the other
for covering a distance up to 3000 kilometers.
Elsewhere in his remarks, he said the Islamic Republic is also
developing some monitoring systems, which are capable of passing on
intelligence to control headquarters during a very short period.
Iran successfully tested advanced equipment for communication
and exchange of intelligence during military maneuvers dubbed “Modafe’an
Aseman Velayat 3” (Defenders of Velayat Skies) in November, 2010.
The country’s first domestically manufactured air defense system was also successfully tested during the d… >>>