The Nasr aircraft-launched AShCM was previously publicized on 25SEP13, fitted to IRIAF McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom, serial 3-6649 / 01551 (cn 4743), prior to completed Dowran Phase I upgrade.
In the current announcement, Deghgan further claimed “plans are underway to install the air-launched cruise missile on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)” [source: Tasnim News Agency]
COMMENTARY: MODAFL again publicizes Iranian missile technology during this period of political debate in Iran revolving around adoption of JCPOA. The Rouhani administration is on the defensive for perceived compromises made related to continued terms of sanctions applied to Iran's arms industry, arms acquisitions and specifically domestic missile programs.
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