IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Salami. (Fars News) (Fars News)
Hossein Salami

US military bases in the Middle East are within range of Iran’s missiles, a senior Iranian general warned.

Brigadier General Hossein Salami, Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), announced that the IRGC has developed a drone technology that can reach any target within a 3,000-km range, including US military bases in the Middle East.

“The IRGC has a drone that has a flying range of 3,000 km round-trip and is capable of conducting reconnaissance and combat missions,” Salami said in an interview with the state-run TV on Tuesday night.

“We also have a unique ballistic missile that no one else, but perhaps Russia and the US, has, and intercepting this missile is almost impossible,” he added.

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While threatening the US military presence in the Middle East, he also boasted about Iran’s “high capabilities to confront enemies’ threats.”

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Iran launches one of its missiles during a drill. (AP/Fars News Agency, Hamed Jafarnejad)

“Any US airbase whose airplanes can reach the Iranian airspace as well as their aircraft carriers can be targeted by Iran’s unique high-precision striking ballistic missiles and drones,” he stated.

In July, Salami declared that “the US knows that the slightest move against the Islamic Iran will ruin its house of dream.”

Iran has reportedly made huge progress in developing its domestic weapons and military equipment industry, including drones.

A senior Iranian commander announced in April of last year that Iran has developed a new homemade drone armed with explosives, designed for suicide missions.

By: United with Israel Staff