Tehran (IP) - Iranian Armed Forces have staged a military parade to mark the Sacred Defense Week in Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Every year Iran marks Sacred Defense Week, starting on September 22, to honor martyrs and war veterans of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in 1980-88.

The military parade is being held near Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in downtown Tehran.

Simultaneously the parade is held across the country.

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri will deliver a speech today.

Iran unveils Rezvan surface-to-surface ballistic missile

During the parade, Iran's Armed Forces unveiled a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Rezvan, for the first time.

With a range of up to 1,400 kilometers, Rezvan is a liquid-fuel single-stage missile with a detachable warhead.

It can be launched from a variety of fixed and mobile platforms.

Iran also put on display a missile system, dubbed Khaybar Shekan, which has been previously unveiled.

It has a range of 1,450 kilometers and is among third-generation long-range missiles indigenously developed and manufactured by military experts at the IRGC’s Aerospace Division. It is capable of penetrating into missile shields with high maneuverability during its landing stage.


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