Iran Launches Homegrown Air Defense C2 System

Iran Launches Homegrown Air Defense C2 System
Thu Sep 3, 2015 16:43:51

Iran on Thursday unveiled a fully indigenized intelligent air defense command and control system named Great Prophet (PBUH).


Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi and Commander of the country’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili were present at the ceremony held to unveil and launch the system.

Addressing the ceremony, Major General Salehi underlined that Iran’s experts should constantly update the country’s air defense systems.

General Esmaili, in his address, noted that all components of the C2 system have been produced by the country’s experts.

He added that from now on, all of the country’s air defense networks, which have been upgrade d and fully indigenized, will operate under the Great Prophet (PBUH) Command and Control System.

Iran has in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of military equipment, including the air defense systems that use cutting edge technologies.

Tehran has repeatedly stated that its military might is defensive in nature and poses no threat to other countries; Tasnim reported.

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