Iran continues to threaten the world, this time boasting that its missiles can hit any target in the Middle East.
A senior Iranian commander boasted about Iran’s ballistic capabilities, claiming the country’s missiles can hit any targets in the Middle East with complete precision, Iran’s PressTV reports.
“Today our ballistic missiles can fly thousands of kilometers and can hit any targets in the region with whatever desired precision and intensity,” claimed Brigadier General Hossein Salami, second-in-command of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
The commander also said the IRGC has thousands of high-speed warships at its disposal which are capable of launching massive naval operations against enemy targets.
PressTV reports that in recent years, Iran has made major breakthroughs in its so-called “defense sector” and has attained self-sufficiency in producing important military equipment and systems.
Iran bragged last week that their success has enabled them to export their weapons-production knowledge to terror organizations and regimes in the region, such as Hezbollah in Lebanon, Syria, and Hamas.
Iran claims to have designed and manufactured different indigenous ballistic missiles, including the Shahab series and the Zelzal (Temblor), which it has exported to Hezbollah and which were used against Israel in the Second Lebanon War.
The military commander also said that the Islamic Republic’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can fly thousands of kilometers, adding that they can capture images and transmit them directly or indirectly to terrestrial stations.
Salami said that Iran’s drones have been equipped with smart missiles that can hit high-speed vehicles with pinpoint precision.
Iran unveiled its first domestically-manufactured long-range combat drone, the Karrar (Striker), on August 23, 2010. Since then the country has manufactured a variety of other high-tech unmanned aerial vehicles for surveillance and combat applications.
The Islamic Republic has repeatedly claimed that its military might poses no threat to other countries, reiterating that its defense doctrine is based on deterrence.
Israel’s Channel 10 recently quoted Israeli security officials who have said that Iran has developed new missiles that can hit any target in Europe. The report clarified that while these missiles could be used for civilian purposes, such as the launching of spacecraft and satellites, they could also be used for offensive purposes. According to the report, Iranian missile production is making “very rapid progress.”
By: United with Israel Staff
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