Iran Claims Hypersonic Missile Passes Tests, To Soon Be Unveiled


An advanced hypersonic ballistic missile developed by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force has undergone tests and will be unveiled soon, the force’s commander said. 

Addressing an academic meeting in Tehran on Monday, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said the homegrown hypersonic ballistic missile has undergone all tests and will be unveiled soon.

The new missile can penetrate all air defense missile systems and detonate the enemy’s anti-missile systems, he added.

Describing the production of the projectile as a “huge leap” in Iran’s missile industry, the commander said the missile can maneuver below and above the Earth’s atmosphere at a speed of Mach 13.

Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency, which claims to be a private news agency in Iran but is reported be close to the IRGC, was launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields.

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