Welcome to Episode 37 of the third series of The Weekly Defence Podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
IRGC sheds light on new air equipment
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Iran has officially unveiled new weapons that have been developed for its Aerospace Forces: 9th Dey SAM system, Qods 2D VHF Radar and Gaza UCAV.
The 9th Dey is actually a version of the well-known Khordad-3 SAM, upgraded to launch new anti-aircraft missiles with a firing range of 20km. The missiles are located in two blocks, each comprising four transport and launcher containers.
As standard, Khordad-3 is armed with medium-range Taer-2 and Sayyad-2C missiles with a range of 50-105km. Three missiles are placed on each self-propelled launcher.
In theory, battalions of SAMs can ...
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