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August 22, 2012 12:00 am

Iran Building $300 Million Anti-Aircraft Base

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Anti-aircraft guns guarding Natanz Nuclear Facility, Iran. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Amid increasing talk of a possible Israeli strike on its nuclear facilities, Iran has begun construction of a new, state-of-the-art, anti-aircraft missile base.

The new base, located near the city of Abadeh, in southern Iran, will cost $300 million, be home to 6,000 personnel, and host seven battalions, Iran’s Fars news agency reported Tuesday.

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