TEHRAN (Iran News) – Commander of Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier-General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said on Tuesday if there are 20 radar manufacturing countries in the world, Iran is definitely among the top 10 states.
The commander stressed the coverage overlap of the IRGC’s radars and radars of Iran’s Army is a huge military achievement, IRNA reported.
Brigadier-General Hajizadeh made the remarks on the sidelines of a ceremony to join the homegrown Ghadir radar system to Iran’s air defense force network in the central province of Yazd.
According to the commander, those radars are able to detect stealth flying objects as far as 350 km and their range may increase to 1,000 km depending on the height of the flying object.
He also said that the Iranian merits are able to provide the operational forces of the country with whatever radar needed.
He added that another radar will be established in Chabahar, southeastern Iran, to increase the number of such class systems to eight.
The Ghadir radar system was first unveiled by the IRGC in 2013. Eight of them have since been installed across the country.
- source : Iran Daily