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Tuesday 19 August 2014 - 00:12
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Commander: Iran's air defense closely monitoring airspace

Commander: Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran's air defense units keep close watch on the tiniest moves in the country's airspace, a senior military commander underlined.

Lieutenant Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base General Ali Reza Sabahi-Fard said on Monday that the countrys entire airspace is closely monitored by the integrated network of air defense.

Not a tiniest move will go unseen by the Air Defense Bases sharp eyes, the commander explained.

In recent years, Iran has made great achievements in its defense sector and has attained self-sufficiency in producing essential military equipment and systems. As part of these accomplishments, Irans aerial defense has been able to build a big part of its equipment and arsenal by its own experts.

Earlier on April 15, Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili praised the outstanding features of Irans new home-made radar system, dubbed Raasad-32, describing it as a great achievement in the area of detection and identification of different types of aircraft.

As regards the important features of the domestically-made radar system, Esmaili explained that the Raasad-32 can detect the flying targets direction, altitude and velocity.

The system is capable of transmitting the collected data to the Control Center from a range of more than 15 kilometers.

By Tasnim News Agency


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