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Tehrān : Iran | Jan 02, 2012 at 2:07 AM PST
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Iran fires long-range missile



Iran announced it had successfully tested a new missile during a military exercise lasting 10 days at sea near the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, 02/01.

Mr. Mousavi added, this is the first test-fired missiles and Qader was announced Iran would try adding a short range missile Nasr missiles and a land Nour on this afternoon.

Missiles and missile Nasr Nour-based design of China. Nour is anti-ship missiles, also has a range of 200 km, and the adaptation of C-802 missiles from China.

The exercise lasted 10 days which took place near the Strait of Hormuz, from the Persian Gulf to the Gulf of Aden.

Today, 2.1, is the last day of the exercise is called Velayat-90 and Navy maneuvers are expected to Iran blockade Strait of Hormuz, the strategic gateway to the Gulf, where 40% of world oil transportation moved over.

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Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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