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Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has unveiled its latest air defense system, Press TV reported on Saturday.

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) has unveiled its latest air defense system, Press TV reported on Saturday.

Raad is a mid-range system equipped with Taer 2 missiles and is capable of intercepting targets at a range of up to 50 kilometers and at an altitude of 75,000 feet.

Raad is an optimized version of the Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile system.

The system was displayed during a military parade in the country’s capital, Tehran.

 

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