Iran is close to deploying an early-warning radar system of its own to detect missile launches, stealth aircraft and drones thousands of kilometers from its borders. Once fully deployed, the Sepehr radar system will secure Iran’s entire airspace.
Iran is introducing its most long-range Sepehr (Sky) phased array radar system, capable of controlling airspaces of all of its neighbor countries in the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as vast parts of Northern Africa, Eastern Europe and Russia.
With a range of up to 3,000 kilometers in distance and up to 300 kilometers into space, Sepehr radar system will protect the country’s airspace completely. Continue reading
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Strange ‘explosion’ turns night to day in the Urals
A huge flash lit up the early evening darkness, as shown by images taken from a dashcam on a road close to Yekaterinburg. The sky suddenly turns orange-red at 17.39 local time (though the dashcam records it as 18.39). For the next 11 seconds an orange light with yellow and white in the middle engulfs the entire sky.
‘For a few moments night turned into dazzling day, then everything went dark again,’ said one witness.
The explosion came on 14 November but images only appeared of it today; strangely no sound was picked up. Continue reading
Iran announces new long-range radar
Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Tuesday that Tehran has inaugurated a new long-range radar system capable of detecting small drones and ballistic missiles. Continue reading