IRGC Starts Using New Home-Made Long-Range Radars



TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has put into operation a new home-made long-range radar that enables its forces to monitor low-altitude satellites, an IRGC commander announced on Wednesday.


Speaking about the latest military equipment and achievements displayed by the IRGC in the recent missile drills, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, “In addition to (underground) missile launching silos, the Qadir radar system which covers areas (maximum) 1,100km in distance and 300km in altitude was put into operation for the first time,” announced.

“The Qadir radar system has been designed and built to identify aerial targets, radar-evading aircrafts, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles as well as low-altitude satellites,” Hajizadeh added.

The commander said that the radar was tested in the second phase of the IRGC’s recent drills, codenamed Payambar-e Azam (The Great Messenger) 6.

In February, Commander of the IRGC Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari had announced that the IRGC has just finished designing and developing long-range passive radars and will soon start their production, adding that the new radar systems cover areas within a 1,100km-radius.

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