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February 10, 2016 10:40 am

Iran to Unveil Upgrade of Ballistic Missiles, Defense Minister Says

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Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan. He was quoted saying that Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year. Photo: Wikipedia.

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan. He was quoted saying that Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year. Photo: Wikipedia.

Iran will unveil an upgrade of its Emad ballistic missiles this year, the defense minister was quoted as saying, advancing a program that has drawn criticism from the United Nations and sanctions from the United States.

The Islamic Republic would also start taking delivery of an advanced Russian S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system in the next two months, Hossein Dehghan added — a system that was blocked before a landmark nuclear deal with world powers.

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