Skip to comments.Iran: We've Produced Domestic Version Of S-300 Anti-Aircraft Missiles
Posted on 09/30/2011 12:29:16 PM PDT by edpc
Iran has completed the production of a self-made version of the Russian S-300 missile, the country's official news agency Press TV said, over a year after Moscow cancelled a delivery of the sophisticated system to Tehran to comply with United Nations sanctions.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev banned the delivery of the high-precision S-300 air defense system to Iran in September of 2010, scuttling a tentative deal in gestation for years, saying it would violate expanded UN sanctions imposed in June over Iran's defiance of demands to curb its nuclear program.
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Let's see how this sophistcated, digital system handles Stuxnet II, or something like it.
Considering the resources that a first world country has to invest in a successful design spanning many years, this tells me they were either:
(A) Given detailed schematics from Russia or China
(B) Had a few to reverse engineer
(C) They are full of s***.
To be honest all three sound so plausible I haven’t got a clue as to which might be right.
It’s BS. Iran is notorious for overstating their innovations in military technology.
China has provided Iran with a variant of their anti-ship missile and maybe other types of weapons, as well.
Iran, as pointed out by other Freepers, has a bit of a problem with the truth in all areas.....but especially with their military capabilities.
...over a year after Moscow cancelled a delivery of the sophisticated system to Tehran to comply with United Nations sanctions...
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