RIA Novosti
July 6, 2011

Iran tested on Wednesday domestically-designed anti-ship missiles as part of annual large-scale military exercises in the Persian Gulf, Iranian media said.

According to Al-Alam television, two Khalij Fars missiles were launched from a military base near the Strait of Hormuz and hit their designated targets.

The Khalij Fars is a single-stage solid-propellant, anti-ship ballistic missile with a range of 300 kilometers based on the Fateh-110 missile. It was unveiled in February 2011.

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