New Precision Guided Missiles of Iran
Iran has unveiled three new precision-guided missiles. This signals the intent of Iran to ready itself in the face of its ongoing tussle with the US.
Yasin, Balaban and Ghaem
- Yasin is a smart, guided-missile with folding wings that can be fired from a range of 50 kilometres (30 miles) of its target from manned or unmanned aircraft.
- Balaban is guided by GPS and sensors, equipped with folding wings and could be mounted under aircraft.
- Ghaem is a heat-seeking missile that could hit within 50 centimetres of a target.
Iran has announced that new missiles as a significant achievement of power and dignity for the Islamic Republic of Iran.