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Iran Flexing Muscles Part 3: Air Defense & Ballistic Missiles
In recent weeks Iran has introduced new guided weapon systems claimed to be based on indigenous developments. Among these weapons are precision guided versions of the Zelzal medium range rocket, and Taer medium-range air-defense missile, positioned to be a precursor for the country’s new category of air defense weapon systems.
Pakistan Tests Ra’ad (HATF VIII) Air-Launched Cruise Missile
Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Ra'ad Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) also designated Hatf-VIII. the nuclear capable Raad has a range of over 350 km; its accuracy is sufficient to effectively attack hardened targets delivering conventional warheads.