Agence France-PresseNovember 9, 2013 11:17
Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehqan on Saturday inaugurated the production line of an anti-missile system dubbed the Sayyad-2 ((Hunter 2), media reported.
"In order to counter aerial attack, we have put the production of the Sayyad-2 missile system on the agenda," Dehqan said on state television during the inauguration ceremony.
"This solid-fuel missile system is able to destroy different kinds of cruise missiles, bombers, drones and helicopters," he added.
Television also broadcast footage of the system in operation.