Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Iran Test-Fires New Generation of Laser-Guided Missile

One day before Iran celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution, it test-fired two new domestically manufactured missiles.

According to the Iranian Defense Ministry, a laser-guided surface-to-surface and air-to-surface missile named Bina (Insightful) and the new generation of a long-range ballistic missile were tested on Monday.

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said that the laser-guided Bina missile can be fired by fighter jets and from launching pads.