News ID: 115209
Publish Date : 19 May 2023 - 23:05

Minister: Defense Capabilities Need Steady Update

TEHRAN – Describing missile industry as a key component of Iran’s defense power, Defense Minister Brigadier General Muhammad Reza Ashtiani called for efforts to steadily update those capabilities in order to deal with threats. In a meeting with the ministry’s Aerospace Industries Organization staff, General Ashtiani said diverse types of missile defense systems are considered a top priority in Iran’s defense doctrine to counter a whole gamut of threats to the Islamic Republic. The minister also emphasized the need to update missile technologies and provide expert training and support for military forces.