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    Iranian Defense Minister Opens New Arms Plant

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    Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehqan inaugurated on Monday a new plant to manufacture advanced personal weapons, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — During the opening ceremony in Tehran, Dehqan said that the new plant will also manufacture various types of ammunition, including shoulder-fired missiles, according to the FNA news agency.

    Earlier in the day, the Iranian military unveiled the Pouria ultra-heavy tank transporter, the Felaq optimized tank and the Siraf unmanned aerial vehicle at the Beit ul-Muqaddas 28 drills underway in the country's central Isfahan province.

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