Iran's army, navy get new anti-ship cruise missile

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Iran's Navy and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have taken delivery of new anti-ship cruise missiles, the Fars news agency reported on Wednesday.

Iran's Navy and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have taken delivery of new anti-ship cruise missiles, the Fars news agency reported on Wednesday.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said the missile, the Qader (Mighty) has a range of 200km, features a short launch time and is able to hit all naval vessels, including frigates and warships, as well as onshore enemy targets.

Iran's top naval officer, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayari said on Tuesday that his country planned to send ships to the Atlantic to create a strong presence near the U.S. coastline.

"The Iranian Navy will have a powerful presence near the United States borders," the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency quoted him as saying.

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