Monday, November 10, 2008

Samen Missile Launch - Updated

From PressTV:
Iran has successfully test-fired a new domestically-designed and -manufactured missile in line with enhancing its combat capabilities.

The Samen missile was launched Monday during an Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) military drill in the border city of Marivan in the Western province of Kurdistan, Iran.

So far, no further details on Samen missiles have been disclosed.


During the Monday maneuver, Iranian forces also put to the test IRGC's heavy and semi-heavy artillery and rocket launchers.

Update: From PressTV:
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) rejects reports of test-firing a newly-designed and domestically- manufactured missile.

Fars news agency had reported on Monday that IRGC had successfully launched a new missile, named Samen, during a military drill in the border city of Marivan.

The public relations office for the IRGC headquarters, however, said in a Tuesday statement that during the Marivan exercise, the forces had not fired any new missiles.