January 18, 2021

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Unveil Underground Missile Base Near Persian Gulf Coast – Photos, Video

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has publicized the existence of a new top-secret underground missile base belonging to the IRGC Navy.

Photos and video of the new base published by Iranian media shows senior officers touring the facility, walking past rows of anti-ship missiles. Video also shows long tunnels wide enough to allow for two-way traffic by mobile, truck-based missile launchers.

The IRGC wasn’t exactly subtle about who the unveiling of the missile base is directed at, with the video showing officers walking over painted flags of the United States and Israel as they entered the base.

IRGC Commander-in-Chief Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami, on hand to inaugurate the new facility, said the base is”one of several bases housing the Guards’ Navy’s strategic missiles,” and said it was meant to help “boost the country’s deterrence power,” and protect “the territorial integrity and independence of the country and the achievements of the Islamic Revolution” against any would-be “demons” threatening aggression.

The commander added that the missiles housed at the base have a range of hundreds of kilometers, and have a high level of accuracy and destructive power, including anti-electronic warfare capabilities. According to Salami, the IRGC’s naval missiles are among the best in the world in the fields of coast-to-sea, surface-to-surface, air-to-sea and sea-to-air missile systems.

Salami toured the facility with Adm. Alireza Tangsiri, commander of the IRGC Navy.

The precise location of the new facility was not revealed.

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Original News : https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/202101081081702049-irans-revolutionary-guards-unveil-new-underground-missile-base-near-persian-gulf-coast/

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