TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran successfully test-fired a sophisticated Russian-made air defense system, the official IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.
The first delivery of the Russian S-300 air defense system has arrived in Iran, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman announced.
The Islamic Republic of Ian is the fourth missile power in the world, says the country’s defense minister.
Iran has unveiled a new home-made “Fotros” Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) with a range of more than 2,000 kilometers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Iran's new president for the first time this week, reportedly armed with an offer to supply missile systems and build a second nuclear power reactor that is likely to trouble the United States.
The European Union is planning to “own and operate” spy drones, surveillance satellites and aircraft as part of a new intelligence and security agency under the control of EU’s foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton.
Iran’s Defense Ministry and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force have teamed up to develop a new air defense system.