Iran's army marked Air Defense Day by showcasing its new radar system, Alborz, and its new command and control system, Borhan. A report about the event was aired on Channel 1 (Iran) on September 1, 2021. The anchor on Iran's Channel 1 TV said that "Alborz and Borhan are the gift of the army's air defense to Iran's skies." General Alireza Sabahi Fard, the commander of the Iranian army's Air Defense Force, described the capabilities of the Alborz, a three-dimensional radar system with a range of 450 km. General Samad Aghamohammadi, the head of the army's Air Defense Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization elaborated on the qualities of the Borhan command and control system, which is considered to be a "command center," which can control various weapons systems.
Host: "Alborz and Borhan are the gift of the army's air defense to Iran's skies. Alborz is a three-dimensional radar system with a range of 450 km. It can detect and intercept 300 stealth targets simultaneously. The Borhan is a highly advanced command and control system, which, in addition to the deception and destruction of enemy targets, has a high processing capability and can deliver the right decision in the shortest time to the operations center."
Reporter: "September 1st is Air Defense Day, when several important military achievements are unveiled. The first is the three-dimensional Alborz radar. This is an entirely Iranian radar that was designed and built in order to detect and intercept aerial targets."
General Alireza Sabahi Fard: "This radar can deal with any 'bird' that may come to your mind, from wide body aircrafts to aircrafts with very small Radar Cross-Section [RCS], as well as UAVs, and so-called stealth airplanes."
Reporter: "This radar is entirely smart and can intercept dozens of targets simultaneously."
General Alireza Sabahi Fard: "It can follow 300 targets and it is three-dimensional.
"Its physical range is over 450 kilometers and it can cover an altitude of over 100,000 feet."
Reporter: "The second system that was unveiled is the Borhan defense system, which is considered to be a command center."
General Samad Aghamohammadi: "It can control all the equipment and anti-aircraft weapons systems and even the other weapon systems of the armed forces, at a short range and low altitude, and it can make an operational use of them under the control of the command and monitoring [center]. It is very agile and can be quickly deployed at a moment of crisis, anywhere in our country."