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August 21, 2012 8:45 am

Iran Shows Off Upgraded Weaponry

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost/Reuters  – Iran unveiled upgrades to six weapons on Tuesday, including a more accurate short-range missile, a more powerful naval engine and an airborne testing laboratory, Iranian media reported. The country also released plans to launch domestically-manufactured fighter jets and new submarines by early 2013, and has production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles “on the agenda,” Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said according to Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency.

The hardware was presented at a ceremony marking Defense Industry Day and was attended by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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