IRGC’s aerospace commander, Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, told reporters in Tehran today that his forces has test-fired two long-range missiles into the Indian Ocean earlier this year, reportedly hitting their targets [IRNA, 9 July].
Gen. Hajizadeh reported that the missiles had a range of 1,900 km (1,180 miles) and were fired from the central Iranian province of Semnan. Hajizadeh said the missiles were fired in the Iranian calendar month of Bahman (21 January to 20 February).
During the Great Prophet 6 military exercises in June, Iran launched 14 surface-to-surface missiles, including Shahab-3, Shahab-2, Shahab-1 and Zelzal.