Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying US warnings

23 September 2017, 12:24 PM
Iran successfully launches ballistic missile
Iran successfully launches ballistic missile

Iran has “successfully” launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, a state-media report said on Saturday. The missile was tested in defiance of US warnings as the country’s President vowed to carry on with its missile program.

State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade on Friday.

Moreover, it also carried in-flight video from the nose cone.The missile was launched during a military parade in Tehran which commemorated the 1980s Iran-Iraq war.

Iran also displayed other home-made advanced missiles, including ballistic missiles, which are reported to have ranges of 1,300 km to 2,000 km.

First Published: Saturday, September 23, 2017 12:08 PM
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