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TEHERAN, September 26 (Itar-Tass) - Iran has developed a fully indigenous air defense system, Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, the commander of the Irainian Air Defense Forces told ISNA news agency Thursday.
He said that new system has a capability for suppressing enemy radards.
The new air defense hardware that received the codename Yavar /Associate/ was created by experts working at a research center located on Khatam ol-Anbia air defense base.
The system includes two types of defense weapons meant for protecting large regional and stationary radars and for defending the radars installed on missile homing devices.
Iran has a still more complex and perfect indigenous radar system that is currently in the phase of testing. It is codenamed Nama /Outlook/ and ensures the transmission of operative information in the battlefield to tablet PCs in the online mode, to do combat control of troops, and to adjust artillery fire.
Khatam ol-Anbia base where Gen Esmaili has his headquarters is Iran's center of research in defense technologies that designs novel equipment. Many of them have entered in the tables of equipment of the Army and the elists Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.