Iran has officially revealed a domestically-built radar at Vahdat-e-Birak radar site in the city of Zahedan near the border with Pakistan, Fars News Agency reported on January 19.
The inauguration ceremony took place in the provincial capital of Sistan, Baluchestan Province, by Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi-Fard, the commander of the Iranian Army’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base.
Earlier, a deputy commander of the Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, Brigadier General Alireza Elhami, told IRNA that Iran was enhancing the range and altitude covered by its radars as well as the precision of the equipment’s performance. He also stated that the country will soon unveil its achievements in the area.
According to Brigadier General Elhami, Iranian experts were developing radars that will be capable of tracking satellites travelling in the orbits close to the Earth’s surface.