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Iran’s indigenous air defense system at final stage

Tehran, The Iranian air defense system, dubbed Bavar 373, which has more capabilities compared to the Russian-made S-300 is at its final test-fire stage, an official with the defense ministry said.

The Bavar 373 air defense system is at its final stage, said Deputy Defense Minister for Parliamentary and Legal Affairs Reza Talaei Nik, quoting Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on the sidelines of Majlis (Iranian Parliament) non-plenary session on Monday.

The system is beyond [the Russian-made] S-300, and has a higher technical and production capability in the defense industries.

Bavar-373 is an Iranian designed long-range mobile air defense system unveiled in August, 2016.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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