Iran test fired Qiam ballistic missile on August 20, 2010.
commander announces the mass delivery of the Qiam (uprising) ballistic
missile system to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
mass production of the Qiam missile, the country’s first missile sans
stabilizer fins, shows the Islamic Republic of Iran’s self-sufficiency
in producing various types of missiles,” IRNA quoted Defense Minister
Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi as saying on Sunday.
He added that
Qiam’s design reduces the possibility of being detected by enemy
anti-missile systems and the omission of its fins has increased the
“The missile is able to hit its targets with high precision,” he said.
Iran successfully test fired the Qiam surface-to-surface missile on August 20.
Qiam is part of a new generation of domestically-manufactured surface-to-surface missiles with liquid fuel.
recent years, Iran has made great achievements in its defense sector
and achieved self-sufficiency in producing essential military equipment
In January, Iran successfully test-fired mid-range,
surface-to-air Hawk missile and the Iranian Defense Ministry delivered
new cruise missile systems to the Navy.
The systems, designed and manufactured by Iranian experts, are capable of spotting and destroying different targ…