Iran’s Revolutionary Guard presented this Sunday the second version of its hypersonic missile, Fattah II, during an aerospace exhibition in Tehran, which was attended by the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The Revolutionary Guard of Iran presented this Sunday the second version of its hypersonic missile, Fattah II, during an aerospace exhibition in Tehran.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (or IRGC) presented its missile, which would supposedly be capable of travel at hypersonic speedsaccording to the Mehr news agency, a semi-official agency of the Iranian government.
Hypersonic weapons fly at speeds five times higher at the speed of sound and constitute a crucial challenge for anti-missile defense systems. Their speed and maneuverability make them more difficult to intercept than ballistic missiles.
The Fattah II is a hypersonic missile (supersonic) with gliding capability, which is part of the HGV hypersonic weapons.
He supreme leader of iranAyatollah Ali Khamenei, was also present at the presentation in which they also unveiled several new dronesone of them baptized Gaza.
Addressing the IRGC commanders who accompanied him on the visit, Khamenei praised the achievements of the young Iranian soldiers.
“In every scene that our youth entered with determination and faith, they have been able do great things and the signs of determination and faith were clearly evident in this exhibition,” Khamenei noted.