Tehran (IP) - The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC)'s Aerospace Force says the IRGC has achieved "reliable deterrence and security" by producing the new hypersonic missile unveiled on Tuesday.

Iran PressIran News: The missile, named Fattah (Arabic for "victor"), is said to have a range of 1,400 kilometers (870 miles) and a speed of 13 Mach, or more than 15,000 kilometers per hour (9,300 miles per hour). According to the IRGC, it can maneuver in and out of the atmosphere and evade any anti-missile system, including the Israeli regime's Iron Dome.

Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the IRGC's Aerospace Force, said in an exclusive interview with Iran Press that Iran had previously faced threats from its enemies who talked about "options on the table", but now those options were ineffective.

He also said that in case of any threat, Iran would target and destroy any ship or airport that carried cruise missiles or stealth fighters that could threaten Iran.

Hajizadeh stated that Iran began working towards creating deterrence and obtaining advanced equipment and capabilities after the holy defense. He also mentioned that Iran now possesses equipment that is rare among other countries.


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