Iran successfully tested a Russian-made missile defense system, the official Iranian news outlets reported Saturday.
The IRNA news agency said the military launched the sophisticated S-300 system during a recent military exercise named Damvand, named after Iran’s highest mountain.
State TV posted videos online of the missiles being launched from the back of trucks in Iran’s central desert.
— خبرگزاری تسنیم (@Tasnimnews_Fa) March 4, 2017
🎥اولین فیلم از آزمایش سامانه موشکی S300 در رزمایش دماوند pic.twitter.com/qcy2kkires
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It reported the system, which has a range of 200 kilometers (125 miles), targeted various flying objects including a ballistic missile and a drone.