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Iran Test-Fires Radar-Evading Missile


http://gdb.rferl.org/8DFD4D2C-E4BB-4625-95AF-0D71DD160580_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8DFD4D2C-E4BB-4625-95AF-0D71DD160580_mw800_mh600.jpg Iranian President Madmud Ahmadinejad watches a parade of military hardware in September 2005 (epa) March 31, 2006 -- Iranian forces today successfully test-fired a new missile which can evade radar.


Iranian state television quotes Revolutionary Guards commander Hussein Salami as saying the new version of the Fajr-3 missile was tested as part of naval exercises that started today in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.


The Fajr-3 is a solid-fuel rocket about 5 meters long that is capable of carrying a 45-kilogram warhead a distance of over 40 kilometers.


(CNN, Reuters)

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