Iran test-fires new surface-to-surface missile
The Iranian military on Sunday test-fired a new surface-to-surface missile from a warship as part exercises along a strategic shipping route.
Iran's military test-fired a new surface-to-surface missile from a warship as part of exercises along a strategic shipping route, state media reported on Sunday.
"The surface-to-surface Nasr-2 missile was tested in the (Sea of) Oman operational region," state radio reported, adding that the test took place on Saturday. "The Nasr-2 was fired from a warship and hit its target at a distance of 30 km (19 miles) and destroyed it," the official news agency IRNA said, adding it was the first test of the new, medium-range missile.
Following the US and Israel threat to attack Iranian nuclear installations, Iran these days was engaged in a six-day naval war exercises from Tuesday.