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Iran's Navy launches new 3-D radar called "ASR"

One day before the Islamic Republic of Iran Navy (IRIN) marks its anniversary on November 28th called Navy Day, the IRIN revealed its latest defense achievement. Wednesday Iran’s Naval Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari alongside the Deputy Commander of the Iranian Army, Brigadier General Abdolrahim Mousavi hasve launched the production of a new 3-dimensional Air Surveillance Radar called “ASR”. ASR is a 3-D solid state radar with a phased array system. ASR has a tracking and extracting capabilities with target range and bearing information system. ASR has the functionality and detectability of low-radar cross section (RCS) to detect boats far from the coast, low-flying planes and missiles. Brig. Gen. Mousavi talked about the advancements of Iran’s Navy.

Rear Admiral Sayyari discussed the importance of Iran Navy’s presence in international waters.

IRIN Deputy Commander explained how Iran Navy has advanced with new defense achievements despite sanctions against by the US and some allies against Iran in the fields of defense and technology .

The IRIN’s next project is to build an educational vessel to sail in the Persian Gulf and Sea of Oman. Video