Iran tests new missiles

Iran has tested new types of Dehlaviyeh anti-armor and Toophan anti-tank missiles as part of a large-scale military drills launched on December 25.

Both missiles were made domestically in Iran, the Fars news agency said.

Reportedly, Dehlaviyeh is a laser-guided anti-armor missile. It is the most developed missile able of destroying tanks and other armored vehicles, as well as moving and non-moving objects.

The other tested missile, the Toophan, has two warheads and destroys a target by penetrating into it.

The tested missile is the most developed Toophan type missile, the report said.

Iran’s army started a large-scale military drill dubbed ‘Mohammad Rasoulallah’ on Dec. 25 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The six-day military exercise includes Iran’s navy, air force, land units and the Khatam al-Anbia air defense base.