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Nov 19, 2023
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s Visit To The IRGC Aerospace Force Exhibition; Fattah-2 Missile Is Unveiled

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Source: IRINN TV (Iran)

IRINN TV (Iran) reported about Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s visit to the IRGC Aerospace Force Exhibition on November 19, 2023. General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, led Khamenei’s tour of the facility. During the tour, Khamenei was presented with Iran's Kheybarshekan, the Hypersonic Fattah Missile, Paveh cruise missile, and the Ababil missile. He was shown a suitcase, from which 10 missiles could be launched simultaneously. Iranian RQ-170 and Shahed UAVs were also presented. Hajizadeh showed Khamenei the American Global Hawk drone, which was shot down by Iran in the Persian Gulf in 2019. The Fattah-2 hypersonic missile was also unveiled.

Presenter: "We have fulfilled our wishes. Our hands are full. On display here are equipment and achievements each one of which is a story of honor and pride – pride created by the green-uniformed elite IRGC Aerospace [soldiers] from generation to generation."

General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh: "Today, [divine] success has shone upon us. Allah be praised, after 10 years of waiting, we are hosting the Leader today, inshallah."

Presenter: "First, the Leader of the Revolution visited the missile hall, where there are first-generation, solid-fueled and liquid-fueled missiles, and the missiles of today. They all stood in line: Kheybarshekan, the Hypersonic Fattah missile, and the Paveh cruise missile."

Hajizadeh: "This is the Ababil missile. It does not weight more than 240 kg, and it has a range of 85 km, it has high precision and can be launched both vertically and in an angle. What you see here can launch 10 missiles simultaneously. In the past, it was a board that filled half a truck, but now, it's a suitcase that can navigate, control, provide programs, and launch 10 missiles simultaneously."

Presenter: "Since the technological advancement of these youth is limitless, they presented in the presence of the Commander their latest pride: the Fattah-2 hypersonic, maneuverable missile with a Mach 10 speed."

Hajizadeh: "This is phenomenal. Here you can see it in its open format. The first-stage engine takes it outside of the atmosphere. This part is already liquid-fueled and is maneuverable. From there, it continues to maneuver at low altitude. That part at high altitude, and this part at low altitude."

Presenter: "We should not forget that not a lot of time has passed, since the unveiling of Fattah-1, which astonished the world."

Hajizadeh: "This small missile has a range of 1800 km, and is maneuverable."

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: "What is it made of?"

Hajizadeh: "Steel."

Presenter: "The Leader of the Revolution then moved to the UAV hall. RQ-170 to Shahed-129 and its new generation, the Shahed-139 were there. In the field of UAVs, there is something new as well. It is called Shahed-147."

Hajizadeh: "Its wing span is 26 meters. This airplane gives us very good intelligence options, when it flies at 60,000 feet. The American RQ-4 also flies at 60,000 feet."

Khamenei: "What is this?"

Hajizadeh: "This is the Global Hawk that was hit by a missile in the Persian Gulf. We hit it with a missile."

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