Bavar-373 defense sys. to confront far-reaching targets

TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Today, for the first time, completely indigenous Iranian long-rang surface-to-air missile system, Bavar-373, will confront long-range targets.

Second Brigadier General Abbas Farajpour Spokesman of 'Modafean Aseman Velayat' (The Defenders of Velayat Skies) Military Drill broke the news on Thu. and added, “The most important long-range indigenous defense system, Bavar-373, will face long-range targets for the first time in the form of an integrated air defense network in a joint specialized air defense military exercise in the central desert of Iran.”

Bavar-373 is an Iranian long-range road-mobile surface-to-air missile system unveiled in August 2016. Iran describes it as a competitor with the S-300 missile system. It is manufactured by the Iranian Defense Ministry in cooperation with unspecified local manufacturers and universities.

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