S-300 Missile System Partly Stationed in Iran, DM Confirms

S-300 Missile System Partly Stationed in Iran, DM Confirms

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was quoted by a lawmaker as confirming that the Russian-made S-300 air defense system has entered the country and part of it has been put in place.

Seyed Hossein Naqavi Hosseini, rapporteur of the Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, told Tasnim that General Dehqan attended a Wednesday session of the commission.

The defense minister confirmed that part of the air defense system has been stationed in the country, the MP noted.

A recent delivery of missiles of S-300 into Iran made it clear that a revised contract between Tehran and Moscow was specifically on the purchase of S300-PMU2 model.

On April 17, Iran displayed part of the sophisticated missile system in a military parade in Tehran, held to mark the National Army Day.

The gear unveiled in the ceremony included 2 radar systems of S-300, its carrier and command vehicles as well as the crane for lifting its missiles.

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