Iran introduced a new rocket of its own production “Raad-500”, the agency reports ISNA.
It is noted that the missile is equipped with a composite engine, the use of which allowed it to reduce its weight and increase its range by 200 km compared to the Fateh-110 missile. Thus, the radius of destruction of the Raad-500 was 500 km.
Iran has been developing its missile program since the 1990s. He achieved some success in developing ballistic missiles. At the same time, Tehran refuses to negotiate to limit the missile industry, citing the fact that its rivals in the region have also adopted ballistic missiles.