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August 24, 2014 9:15 am

Iran Unveils New Marine Missiles, Aerial Drones

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: WikiCommons.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: WikiCommons.

ABC News/AP – Iran unveiled a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones on Sunday, as President Hassan Rouhani said its military doctrine was based on deterring and countering threats from unnamed foreign powers.

The official IRNA news agency said the Ghadir missile, with a range of 100 kilometers (62 miles), is designed to destroy marine targets. It did not give a range for the Nasr-e Basir cruise missile, but said it could “operate in silence,” without elaborating.

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