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Iran to conduct final test of Bavar-373 in coming days

Tehran, IRNA – Commander of Iran's Army Air Defense Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said on Saturday that Iran's Army to carry out the final test of the homegrown Bavar-373 air defense system within next few days and the range of this system will top 300 km. Brigadier General Sabahifard in his remarks, highlighted the significance of air defense in defending dignity, prestige, and integrity of the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran, adding that Iran's Army Air Defense Force has made every effort to safeguard and preserve the country's airspace. He said that the homegrown Bavar-373 defense missile system is capable of detecting and targeting the enemies' aircraft beyond the Iranian borders, as well as simultaneously detecting up to 300 targets, tracking 60 targets and engaging six targets. Bavar 373, as the first Iranian indigenous long-range defense system which was unveiled in August 2019, is a mobile missile defense system designed to intercept and destroy incoming hostile targets. The Bavar-373 air defense missile system is a product of creativity and reliance on internal capabilities in terms of design, development, and deployment of a strategic missile system. Follow us on Twitter @IrnaEnglish