On June 18, the Iranian Navy announced that it had test-fired ‘new generation’ anti-ship cruise missiles during a military exercise in the northern part of the Indian Ocean. The missile, tested during the drills, codenamed ‘Ramadan Martyrs’, reportedly hit targets at a distance of 280 kilometers.
The drills were conducted forty days after a mishap during a military exercise near the waters lying close to Jask and Chabahar ports claimed the lives of 19 Navy personnel and injured 15 others.
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