September 22 showed Iran on the march 30 missiles with a range of 2,000 km (1,350 miles), which can hit targets in Israel, reports Defense News.
Ballistic missiles types Sejil (12 units, sketch) and Ghadr (18) have been demonstrated in a military parade in honor of the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88 years). These missiles can reach areas not only of Israel, and the U.S. military bases in the Persian Gulf.
But in his speech at the parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Hassan Rowhani) insisted that it was only defensive weapons. «In the last 200 years, Iran has never attacked another country. And now the armed forces of the Islamic Republic and its government will never brutal acts in the region. But they always will and determination to fight the aggressor to win, «said Rohani.
Missiles «Sege» were first tested in November 2008, «Qadr» in September 2009. Both are two-stage solid-fuel missiles, which allows placing them on mobile applications and create spirited start.
«We have the right weapons to kill South American aircraft carriers and aircraft in the Persian Gulf», quotes the words of Admiral Ali Fadavi (Ali Fadavi) news agency ISNA. 5th U.S. Fleet based in Bahrain ports. Elite Iranian Revolutionary Guard is responsible for protecting the strategic Strait of Hormuz, which is the «gateway» of global oil supplies.
In the past year, the U.S. Navy strengthened their uniformly in the Gulf region, especially after Iran threatened to block the Strait.