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18:34 - 2011-03-06

Iran Unveils Home-Made Self-Propelled 155mm Artillery

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The Iran-made howitzer 150mm artillery enjoys advanced specifications compared with similar types of ordnance
Iran has repeatedly stressed that the country's military and arms programs serve defensive purposes and should not be perceived as a threat to any other country
The newly unveiled 150mm artillery enjoys high speed of reaction and high mobility
The self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery has been developed by Iranian experts at the country's defense industries organization
Iran's defense industries unveil the country's first home-made self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery in a ceremony on Sunday
Iran's Defense Industries Organization displays the new artillery in a ceremony attended by the Iranian Defense Minister, Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi
General Vahidi says that Iran is the seventh world country which has acquired the technical know-how for producing self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery
The Iranian Defense Ministry unveils newly produced self-propelled artillery
The self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery has been developed by Iranian experts at the country's defense industries organization
First Iran-made self-propelled howitzer 155mm artillery
The new artillery went on display in a ceremony at the Defense Industries Organization
The Iranian defense minister says the self-propelled artillery will increase mobility of the Army's artillery units
General Vahidi says the new artillery has been produced in a bid to increase mobility of the Iranian Armed Forces' artillery units.
According to the Defense Minister, the ordnance has been developed by Iranian experts at the defense industries based on the strategy and needs of the Iranian Armed Forces
Iran is the seventh world country which has acquired the technical know-how for producing this type of self-propelled artillery
The newly unveiled artillery enjoys higher speed of reaction, higher mobility, easier repair and maintenance and a lower price than similar types of ordnance produced by Iran earlier