Iran Receives New Naval Cruise Missile Systems

3 January 2011 (Last Updated January 3rd, 2011 18:30)

The Iranian Navy has received new naval cruise missile systems in a move to boost the nation's defence capability, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said. "The systems are capable of spotting and destroying different targets at sea," he added. The system

The Iranian Navy has received new naval cruise missile systems in a move to boost the nation's defence capability, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said.

"The systems are capable of spotting and destroying different targets at sea," he added.

The systems, which have been fully designed and produced by local experts, include launch pads as well as spotting and missile guiding systems.

The missile systems will be deployed along the country's coastline and will play a key role in maintaining regional security and stability.

Iran is also mass producing air defence systems to meet the nation's requirements in the air defence sector, according to Press TV.