Iranian General: "Iran Has 2,000 km Range Missiles"

The leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Major Gen. Yahya Rahim-Safavi, announced today that Iran has missiles that can strike a target 2,000 km in distance (including Israel). Rahim-Safavi also says that Iran can strike anywhere in the Persian Gulf.
Bazteb News reported:

A senior Iranian official says Iran is equipped with modern surface-to-surface and land-to-sea missiles to counter extraterritorial threat.

“Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) is a major power in the Middle East,” Major Gen. Yahya Rahim-Safavi (pictured), the Commander of the IRGC told the state Jam-e Jam TV network.

Safavi said Iran is equipped with the state-of-the-art military technology to safeguard the nation’s interests.

“Of course we have changed our military doctrine and strategies after the US-led invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan,” he said according to a report by Press TV on Friday.

IRGC is equipped with 2,000 km range guided surface-to-surface Ballistic missiles and surface-to-air Tor-M1 anti-missile system, said the official.

Safavi said the Iranian surface-to-sea missiles can fire any target in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman and that no boat or warship can evade the missiles.

Also… A top Iranian cleric on Friday warned the US not to blacklist Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization- via Free Republic.

You Might Like