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May 21, 2013 12:01 am

Iran Unveils New Air Defense System

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Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi.

Washington Free Beacon – Iranian military leaders unveiled Monday a sophisticated new air defense system that they claim can “detect and track targets at low altitudes and automatically hit them,” according to state media reports.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi revealed the new system at a ceremony in which he announced that the defenses had been built despite U.S. and Western sanctions on Tehran.

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