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Iran successfully tests anti-drone radar systems (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Dudi Cohen Published: 02.23.12, 15:19)
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Aerial defense drill simulating enemy attack on Iran´s nuclear facilities draws to an end
Iran tested radar systems designed to find and intercept unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), as part of a military drill around nuclear facilities in southern Iran, the Fars News Agency reported Thursday.
The drill commenced on Monday and ended on Thursday.
According to the report, the Revolutionary Guards´ aerial defense forces managed to destroy targets simulating drones and enemy jets trying to infiltrate the drill´s designated aerial space.
Iran´s anti-aircraft forces also trained on intercepting cruise missiles. The report stated that the successful air defense maneuvers were the last stage of a drill that commenced on Monday.
On Monday, Tehran announced that its air defense forces launched a drill simulating an enemy attack on the Islamic Republic´s nuclear facilities. The drill began in the Bushehr region. (Copyright 2012 © Yedioth Internet 02/23/12)
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